What is rockwool used for?
*  Rockwool can be used to anchor cut flowers.  It also is a growing medium for plants.  It particularly is popular for growing plants under soil-less conditions, and in water. In soil-less conditions, it can take the place of peat. That's considered environmentally friendly, since peat bogs aren't renewable. Rockwool absorbs nutrients, and holds water without becoming waterlogged.  And it also is used to improve permeability in raised beds, or in soil. For it allows plants to root, without...
Asked in Pool Care and Cleaning
Can muriatic acid be used on your plants such as hydrangeas to help grow and flourish?
Absolutely not. It will kill them.
Asked in Photosynthesis
Plants convert radiant energy from the sun into mechanical energy which is used to help them grow-?
Photosynthesis is the name of the process where plants convert radiant energy from the Sun into mechanical energy, which is used to help them grow. There are thousands of different plant species. ...
Asked in Botany or Plant Biology
How does light influence sprouting plants?
Light influences sprouting plants by the process of photosynthesis. This is the use of light to help all living plants thrive and grow. The light is absorbed through the leaves of the plants and then used by the rest of the plant to grow. ...
Asked in Ecosystems
How are plants and animals interconnected in the ecosystem?
They exchange oxygen for carbon dioxide. Plants are used as food for animals, and animals help the plant grow. ...
What are green houses used for?
Green-houses are used to store many of different plants from outside, when the conditions are not suitable for them, contolled temperature and artificial lightning are used is Green-houses to help the plants grow. ...
Asked in Botany or Plant Biology, Rainforests
How does the rain help plants grow?
Simple, plants need water to grow. Water is stored inside the chloroplasts for food and reacts with sunlight to create photosynthesis. Photosynthesis is the process of transferring sunlight into energy. That energy is used for the plants food source. ...
Asked in Gardening
Which are the most common hydroponic nutrients used for growing?
In hydroponics, plants do not grow in soil. Instead, the plants are grown in a water-based medium or other growing mediums like coir, rockwool, etc. All plants need the same conditions to grow i.e. sufficient amount of light, water, and materials to make their own food. For plants growing in soil, food is obtained by uptake in nutrients from the soil. Since soil is absent in hydroponics, food needs to be provided to the plant using a different route. This is where hydroponic...
Asked in Earth Sciences
Does the color of light used on plants effect how well they grow?
Does the color of light effect how well plants grow?
How does potassium help plants grow?
Potassium is used by all living things. Plants use potassium as an enzyme to produce proteins and sugars. And, it also uses potassium to control its water content. Without potassium it could not grow. ...