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The Advantages of Using Lava rock for Growing Plants


Using Lava rock has many advantages some include: better aeration of soil, drainage, water retention, pH neutral , clean and inex- pensive. Provides trace elements to plants, some include: Manganese, Cadmium, Copper, Aluminum, Calcium, Magnesium, Zinc, and Iron. These trace elements are essential in order for your plants to take full advantage of the nutrients you feed them.

lava rock Lava rock used for the air and water chamber in our Dank Daddy HydroSoil system.



If growing traditionally in soil simply add Lava rock to the soil and to the top of the soil.
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Lava rock used in a 3.5 gallon bucket using the AIT Air Injection Technolo- gy for soil. The Lava rock on top of the soil helps retain the moisture in the soil. Lava rock is also used in the soil mix to retain moisture, provide better drainage while also providing the trace elements to our plant.

Helps retain moisture.




Growing with hydroponics, lava rock is used as the main grow media.
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