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ANDESITE SPRING SPECIAL

It is Spring-Time and time to Re-Energize & Re-Mineralize Your Soil.

 

Naturally sourced with no chemical or synthetic additives, Andesite works well both indoors and outdoors in traditional or organic growing and production facilities.


As time passes, minerals found in our ground have been significantly depleted – affecting the health of the soil and the plants that grow in it.


Andesite returns the essential minerals and trace elements from volcanic rock dust to your soil in a slow, natural release. Its broad spectrum of mineral content improves plant production and nutrient/water uptake while reducing the effects of environmental stress factors (drought, pests, diseases, etc.) on plant health.


Andesite helps guide your plants to optimal health, leaving you with a more "fruitful" and nutritious harvest.


Benefits of Andesite:

  • Meets USDA and National Organic Program (NOP) standards for certified organic production.
  • Assists Cation Exchange Capacity (CEC) in soils.
  • Helps balance soil pH levels.
  • Helps brix (sugar content) and nutrient levels in plants.
  • Encourages earthworm and beneficial microbial activity.
  • Can be applied at any time throughout the year or at any point in the growing cycle.
  • Works with other natural inputs.
  • Can be used with soil, inert growing media, hydroponics, aquaponics and in compost tea brews.
  • Its approximate mesh size averages 80-100 and will not interfere with most hydroponic/irrigation systems.

 

Andesite also has paramagnetic qualities; it has been certified to contain paramagnetic levels over 8,000+cgs. This paramagnetic pulse helps the soil find equilibrium while stimulating its microbial world to free up more nutrients for the plants to absorb. This results in rejuvinated soil that is vibrating with life.

 

Andesite can improve the production rates, brix levels and nutrient-density in the edibles that you are growing. It can also attract more pollinators to your garden by making more and larger blooms on flowers and all flowering plants. Andesite is 100% natural and safe for use on indoor and outdoor plants.


Stones in soil help it drain well. They protect it from erosion and evaporation of moisture. They cool the soil's surface on a hot day, but upon absorbing some of the sun's heat, help warm the soil at night — a fact especially important to a gardener wary of frost in spring or fall.


Suggested Uses:
Can be used in growing of all indoor and outdoor fruits, vegetables, flowers, trees, shrubs and lawns. Can also be used in compost (and to make a compost tea), in vermicomposting, aquaponics, hydroponics and in dairy and livestock production.


What is Andesite?
Andesite is a volcanic rock similar to basalt only lighter in colour and containing less iron and magnesium than basalt. Often containing phenocrysts (large conspicuous crystals), Andesite is a host rock for Andesine, a precious gemstone. A majority of the Earth’s continental crust is composed of andesitic rocks.
Andesite may be used as aggregate or fill, but it is not ideal for concrete applications because it is high in silica, and causes alkali-silica reactivity in the concrete..
It is fairly strong, which allows it to be used in road and railway construction, and as fill gravel. The grayish colored rocks seen between railway ties are often andesite or its close relative, basalt.


Andesite most commonly denotes fine-grained, usually porphyritic rocks; in composition these correspond roughly to the intrusive igneous rock diorite and consist essentially of andesine (a plagioclase feldspar) and one or more ferromagnesian minerals, such as pyroxene or biotite.


Andesite is the name used for a family of fine-grained, extrusive igneous rocks that are usually light to dark gray in color. They often weather to various shades of brown, and these specimens must be broken for proper examination.

 

Are your ready for blooming flowers?

View our Spring Special here >>  https://www.arps.co.za/refractory-news/78-are-you-ready-for-blooming-flowers

 

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