Berger Horticultural Products

Mastering the Craft of Growing Media.
Berger is a worldwide leader in the production of first-quality growing media. For over 50 years, Berger’s team of specialists uses a client-focused approach that meets the specific needs of its customers’ crops. For professional growers, that means consistent growth, predictable results, reliable supply, and moreover, a trustworthy technical support. From start to plant, how you grow matters as much as what you grow.


Berger: 60 years of history -- As your needs have changed and grown over the past sixty years, so have we. Our unique world-renowned expertise combined with your desire for a more productive and greener world has allowed us to grow and to make a real difference in what we do together. For three generations now, we have been enriching the life around us. Our customers’ business vitality. Life at work. The vibrancy of our industry and our communities. For 60 seasons, we have been a living environment as fertile for human development as for horticultural and agricultural growth.


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Berger Horticultural Products -- NEWS / Press Releases / Industry Articles / Awards / Announcements

Prestige Award in “Transportation, Manufacturing and Processing"
The Gala des prestiges honoured the region’s businesses that stood out in various categories, but also in six special awards, including Employer of the Year and Business of the Year. Berger came away with the Prestige Award “Transportation, Manufacturing and Processing” Company. Co-CEOs Mélissa and Valérie Berger were surprised, but are sincerely touched by this recognition, and particularly by the unique 2020 nomination process.
Growing Mix Advice for Perennial Productions
The first function of growing media is to provide support for the plant. In other words, it anchors the plant in place. It also needs to create an environment where roots can thrive. Growing media typically consists of a blend of ingredients with different physical and chemical characteristics. This combination of materials creates a structure designed to provide porosity (air space) as well as water and nutrient-holding capacity for plant root uptake. There is no perfect universal perennial mix. However, by reviewing the particularities of your environment and your production strategies, you can help you select the most appropriate mix for you. Find out about the ingredients used to make growing media for perennials, the factors to consider to select the right mix and much more
Hidden Costs of Making Your Own Growing Mix
The selling price of crops has not drastically risen over the past decades, but the cost of everything else has increased at a much faster pace. Growers have been very good at optimizing their production in order to maintain decent margins in spite of the increasing expenses for transportation, labour, equipment, chemicals and much more, including growing media. When you are looking at ways to cut down on your production costs, producing your own growing mix may seem like an attractive way to save some money, especially for large-scale growers. It certainly appears to have fewer implications than molding your own containers or manufacturing your own water-soluble fertilizers.
Get the Technical Grower Support You Deserve
You don’t get conventional thinking at Berger. You get access to a breadth of expertise few can match. Berger’s technical team members are conducting groundbreaking work in growing mixes to achieve unmatched results in the field. Our success in helping customers achieve better production time and higher crop yields is underpinned by a commitment to scientific excellence and decades of experience in providing consistently high-quality growing mixes. Learn more about the team who has made Berger the authority in growing mixes.

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