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8336254 Moulded body for improving cultivation conditions for plants  
A molded body for improving the cultivating conditions of plants includes at least one tapering projection. The molded body is disposed such that the projection extends into a plant substrate from...
8011134 Foam hydroponic material and process for making the same  
A method of creating a hydroponic growing medium. The method includes retrieving polyurethane constituents and mixing the polyurethane constituents in a shear spray mix, creating a resultant foam....
7972840 Apparatus for culturing organism and method of culturing organism  
There are provided an organism-culture apparatus in which a pooled culture medium and a culturing tissue is not directly contacted, which comprises a culture medium, and a microporous body having...
7941970 Combination-cell foam floating island  
A floating island comprising a combination-cell thermoplastic foam. In a preferred embodiment, the invention is a floating island comprising: an island body comprising at least a first portion...
7918186 Grass-growing devices for pet fountains  
Disclosed herein are exemplary embodiments of various grass-growing devices. In one nonlimiting embodiment, for example, a device for growing grass in a container that provides water to a...
7748137 Wood-drying solar greenhouse  
A method of drying comprises placing a moist material inside a substantially enclosed solar greenhouse. The greenhouse comprises at least one light transmission roof and/or wall panel that is...
7739833 Foamed vitroeous materials for agricultural applications  
A foamed glass plant growth support structure, including a foamed glass substrate and a plurality of interconnected pores distributed throughout the substrate. The substrate is characterized by a...
7607258 Method and environment for growing plants  
The invention provides a method of growing at least one plant (1), preferably a large number of plants, in which a plant is positioned for growth in a first growth substrate (2) which has a first...
7506473 Irrigation device  
An irrigation device for delivering water to the roots of a plant include an elongated mass of capillary material bound together by an impermeable sheath with a pair of cone shaped ends. A sponge...
7087161 Resin cultivating base, water purifying device and method using resin cultivating base  
A resin cultivating base serves as seedling beds for vegetation which are planted and are partially immersed in a river, lake, marsh, pond or waterway. The resin cultivating base is a...
7060656 Antibacterial rockwool growth medium for hydroponics  
An antibacterial rockwool growth medium for hydroponics is used for hydroponic growth of rice, flowers and ornamental plants, fruitage, etc. The medium includes a rockwool base used as a culture...
7036273 Bio dynamic interface system for plant growing  
A gardening system wherein there is provided an outer container and a soil support insert placed therein, the soil support insert is spaced with the bottom wall of the container to find a water...
7000351 Molded body for improving cultivation conditions for plants  
A molded body for improving cultivation conditions for plants, which is suitable inter alia for arrangement in a plant holder. The molded body has a tapered projection and is arranged in such a...
6964128 Flowerpot equipped with light-shade  
Growth of a plant can be properly controlled, when a flower pot made of a transparent plastic and detachable light shades to the flower pot for controlling light are employed, as growth and...
6957512 Method for the propogation of and aeroponic growing of plants and vessels therefor  
A method for the propagation of and aeroponic growing of plants comprises transplanting a living plant into a vessel of polymer foam having at least one cavity distal to the plant; applying water...
6727091 Room air cleansing using hydroponic plants  
The plants are disposed on a near-vertical matrix panel of porous or fibrous inert material, in which the roots of the plants are embedded. Hydroponic water trickles down the panel, keeping the...
6698724 Post setting method  
A method of setting a pole in the ground. A cavity is prepared in the ground extending down from ground level. The pole has an end placed in the cavity. Organic fiber pellet material, expansible...
6618989 Method for growing ornamental plants by hydroponic cultivation and an apparatus therefor  
A method for growing ornamental plants by hydroponic cultivation, includes the steps of arranging a piece of a tree in a water tank, adhering support members to the tree, the support members being...
6615539 Water-retaining support for plants and plant body-growing water-retaining material  
A water-retaining support for plants comprising a hydrogel-forming polymer (A) having a calcium ion absorption of 0-100 mg per 1 g of the dry weight thereof, having a chlorine ion content of...
6562267 Process for the manufacture of a mineral wool plant growth substrate  
The present invention relates to a process for the manufacture of mineral wool plant growth substrate having a coherent hydrophilic matrix of mineral wool fibres connected by cured binder,...
6560923 Aqueous artificial media  
The present invention provides an aqueous artificial medium comprising a water-absorbing polymer, which is suitable as a medium for cultivation in soil or hydroponic cultivation of plants. That...
6389748 Plant cubes  
This invention relates to a plant cube, comprising a block of mineral fibres, having a top surface, a bottom surface and four side surfaces, which block comprises a laminated structure of in...
6322734 Method for preparing open-celled growing media and growing media  
A process for producing hydrophilic growing media, preferably plugs, providing growing media having improved properties and a minimal amount of binding agent. The method forms a resilient,...
6219968 Growing body for plants especially for plant seedlings  
A solid body for growing plants, especially plant seedlings, which can be used for plants of any desired size, has a compact structure, and is highly advantageous with respect to storage and...
6185863 Block for sticking natural flowers, branches and the like  
A block is made of a hydrophilic or hydrophobic plastic foam body (1) into which natural flowers, branches, twigs, fruit or the like can be stuck and held. The plastic foam body (1) is provided...
6183531 Mineral wool plant substrate  
Mineral wool plant substrate formed of a coherent matrix of mineral wool having 99.9 to 75 wt % mineral wool and 0.1 to 25 wt % of an organic substance. Clay may be included in the matrix. The...
6176037 Aqueous gel medium for growing plant  
An aqueous gel medium for growing a plant which comprises an upper block and a lower block, wherein the lower block has a hole for growth of a root of the plant.
6086755 Floating hydroponic biofiltration device  
A floating hydroponic biofiltration device for use in a body of oxygenated water containing plant-eating fish, includes, in series, (a) a float and a terrestrial plant hydroponically mounted in a...
6079153 Method for decreasing hydrophobicity of peat, bark and rock-wool, soilless mixes used for plant growth, promoting easier, faster and more even watering of such mixes without plant injury and providing residual activity for future watering  
A novel and improved method for relieving hydrophobicity of peat moss, bark and rockwool used in horticultural media for plant propagation using an effective level of a composition consisting of...
6070537 Aquatic planting process and related apparatus  
A process for planting aquatic plants underwater on the bottom of estuarys where an aquatic plant which is ready for transplanting is positioned in a holder having a device for retaining the...
6041546 Planter pouch  
There is disclosed a planter pouch comprising a bag shaped, flexible, plastic bladder having an open top and containing a polymeric growth medium. The open top is secured between a rigid collar...
6042630 Coherent growth substrate  
The invention relates to a coherent growth substrate based on a synthetic matrix containing clay in a quantity of 0.1-2.5% by weight such that at a suction pressure of pf=2 the moisture content is...
6032413 Hydrophilic plant growth substrate, comprising a furan resin  
PCT No. PCT/EP96/03847 Sec. 371 Date Jun. 11, 1998 Sec. 102(e) Date Jun. 11, 1998 PCT Filed Aug. 30, 1996 PCT Pub. No. WO97/07664 PCT Pub. Date Mar. 6, 1997The invention relates to a plant growth...
6012251 Pourable vegetation soil substrate process for the production thereof and the use thereof  
A fiber reinforced, pourable, soil substrate for supporting vegetation, comprising substantially undecayable, loose, individual, untwisted or carded plastic fibers in the form of filaments having...
5992093 Growth substrate comprising short transversally extending mineral wool fibres  
The invention relates to a growth substrate comprising at least one layer of short transversally extending mineral wool fibers and at least one surface layer of mineral wool fibers, wherein...
5870854 Gelatin-plastic foam seed germination and plant growth method  
A melted gelatin (specific example agar) is employed to saturate a plastic foam disk and, after solidification, to provide a medium to promote seed germination and plant growth. After germination,...
5855091 Method of using a paper packing product to store/ship plants with exposed roots  
A method of using a paper packing product (10) to store/ship a plant (12) with exposed roots (14). The method comprises the steps of: providing a multitude of narrow, elongated strips of paper...
5791085 Porous solid material  
a porous solid material for plant propagation which includes granules of a porous expanded mineral, such as perlite or vermiculite, distributed within a porous, open-cell foamed hydrophilic...
5724766 Hygroscopic rock wool mat of low weight per unit volume capable of providing immediate landscaping to roofs or similar surfaces  
A flexible hygroscopic mat of low weight per unit volume for the landscaping of surfaces, such as the roofs of buildings is provided. Such mat comprises a rock wool mat having a thickness of...
5675929 Plant culture method and support substrate applied thereto  
A culture method of growing plants or plant seedlings on a culture medium provided on a support substrate which is comprised of an upper layer made of small stone and activated charcoal integrally...
5657577 Process for growing tissue cultured plants  
A micropropagation method of growing plantlets in a liquid medium inside a container under sterile conditions comprises placing a rigid capillary block inside the container, in which the support...
5385589 Non-circulating hydroponic plant growing system  
The non-circulating hydroponic kit incorporates a water impervious container capable of holding a variable depth of nutrient solution and a solid container lid with a plurality of apertures...
5324657 Apparatus for plant cell tissue culture  
Apparatus for plant cell tissue culture including a plant growth enclosure having a bottom surface formed of a porous material, a buoyant element, separate from the plant growth enclosure and...
5225342 Systemic plant interface  
A systemic plant interface replaces the roots of a growing plant by providing a perforate surface which mates to growing xylem tissue of a vascular plant and provides fluid communication and...
5224292 Fibrous mat for growing plants  
A plant-growing nonwoven mat comprising a layer of hollow synthetic organic fibers having in their lumens water-soluble plant adjuvants, such as plant nutrients, fungicides, algaecides, weed...
5218783 Agroblock, such as agroplug, agroplug system and a plug strip therefor  
The invention relates to an agroblock comprising an inorganic soil type, such that the agroblock is substantially form-retaining at any moisture content and that at a suction pressure of pF 2 the...
5207733 Materials for use in plant propagation  
A low density (5-12 Kgs/M3), rigid, unicellular (i.e. closed cell) expanded polyurethane foam is perforated through at least part of its thickness by mechanical means, resulting in a hydrophilic,...
5155931 Method of growing plants and growth substrate for use in the method  
A method of growing a plant, which comprises growing the plant mat consisting of an open-cell polyurethane foam comprising from 10 to 50% by weight of ethyleneoxy residues and having a density in...
5133151 Method and device for mineral wool culture of plants with suction pressure control  
The invention relates to a method for the mineral wool culture of plants, whereby water and any fertilizers that may be comprised therein are supplied to, and if necessary discharged from, the...
5129181 Substrate for out-of-ground cultivation  
Disclosed is a substrate for out-of-ground cultivation by using a substrate consisting of mineral fibers. The substrate according to the invention is of limited dimensions and is used for the...

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