December 30, 2010

How do we apply your product?

Question: Hi - just got our stuff. Is there a chart or instructions on what to put down first, 2nd, etc -- the play book for the lifeless soil would be really helpful. Thanks, Christie. Answer: Christie, You can apply products in any order and at any interval. It's great ...

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December 30, 2010

How long does the product stay on the soil?

Question: I put soil optimizer in flower beds and some lawn about a month ago and the product is still on top of the soil with daily watering. Is this normal? Rick Answer: That is exactly normal and is why applications are needed only every 6 months. OPTIMIZE breaks down ...

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December 30, 2010

How can I repair my sandy soil?

Question: What product do you recommend to break through the hardpan below the sandy soil? I am going to plant a grapevine in this spot. Richard Answer: I recommend you use PENETRATE-Liquid Biotiller, MAXIMIZE-Microbes & Minerals, OPTIMIZE-Soil Optimizer and NOURISH-Biosol. If that layer is hard compacted clay or anything like ...

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December 21, 2010

How do the costs of your products compare to other options?

Question: I ordered your Soil Optimizer, used it and like the results. But is seems a little expensive. How do the costs of your products compare to other options? Answer: Well, let's do the math. If you buy a Nature's Gardening Kit which includes Soil Optimizer, Penetrate Liquid Bio-Tiller, Maximize ...

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December 21, 2010

How long can I store your products?

Question: I applied your products, as directed, and ended up with some extra. How long can I store your products without them losing effectiveness? Answer: John and Bob's GrowGreen products can be stored indefinitely as long as they don’t get wet. For Penetrate, store the two bottles as they are, ...

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December 21, 2010

Can I use your products to improve the soil in my containers?

Question: The soil in my containers is old and lifeless. I want to give it a boost! Can I use your products to improve the soil in my containers? Answer: Yes, this is a great idea, especially if your pots, baskets and window boxes contain soil that's been used for ...

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December 21, 2010

Should I use standard soil amendments with your products?

Question: I am used to adding compost and other additives to my garden every year. Should I use standard soil amendments (compost, redwood) with your products? Answer: The idea behind John and Bob's GrowGreen Smart Soil Products is that you don't need bulky amendments such as compost or redwood. Our ...

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December 21, 2010

Do we need to move our bark mulch before applying your product?

Question: We have a lot of bark mulch in our landscaping. Would we need to rake the bark back, apply your soil products and then rake bark back around plants? Answer: Ideally, John and Bob's GrowGreen products would be applied before bark mulch was added, but that's not essential. The ...

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December 21, 2010

Do I have to remove the sod to improve the soil?

Question: I've just had new sod laid on my yard and now realize that the soil underneath isn't very good. Do I have to remove the sod to improve the soil? Answer: The perfect way to use John and Bob's GrowGreen products is to apply them on top of the ...

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June 1, 2010

John Valentino on Art of Gardening

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f_dv4hr6DGo&list=PLD97D9ACB4FF09BE7

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May 5, 2010

John and Bob’s Featured on the Daily Grommet

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5hsprMHfqZI Click here to see the full John and Bob's Daily Grommet.

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January 1, 2010

John and Bob’s Improves Soil Structure

I am a consulting agronomist specializing in water management, soils and plant nutrition. I'm guessing that over the last fifteen years, I've pushed a soil probe into the ground at least 90,000 times and evaluated over 15,000 soil and water analyses. After the first fifty samples, I really started to ...

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