About Ecochar and Vital Force

  • Ecochar, farm & food waste, and the environment

    Lots of folks are making biochar- it's a very sound approach to waste management. Most of these efforts are based on charring wood. There's just on...
  • Low-maintenance plants with Ecochar

    One of the biggest challenges with houseplants isn't the plant- it's the soil. It can leave people feeling like they have a brown thumb when it's r...
  • What's in it? Soil Energizer

    What's in Soil Energizer? Soil Energizer is a general-purpose biological supplement for soil. It was designed with professional growers in mind, e...
  • Which one should I use?

    Making sure you get the right thing for your plants: a primer!  If you're growing plants for foliage (houseplants & leafy vegetables): use the ...
  • Ecochar for Odor Control

    Like any charcoal, Ecochar is great at absorbing odors. It can be mixed into animal bedding for pets like hamsters and lizards to prevent ammonia f...
  • How do I use it?

    How to use Ecochar and Vital Force blends! Vital Force blends (Roots & Shoots and Flowers & Fruits): Add a tablespoon per plant. This can e...
  • What's Ecochar?

    Ecochar is a balanced blend of biochar and slow-release organic nutrients. It helps soils and potting mixes hang onto water and nutrients, so plant...
  • Ok, but does it really work? Side-by-side trials

    So, you're interested in Ecochar and Vital Force formulations but want to see them at work. Here you'll find side-by-side comparisons of plants tre...
  • What's in it? Roots “N” Shoots & More blend

    What's in Vital Force Roots 'N' Shoots & More? Roots “N” Shoots & More is a balanced blend of organic ingredients- Ecochar, worm castings,...
  • What's in it? Vital Force Flowers “N” Fruits & More

    What's in Vital Force Flowers “N” Fruits & More? Flowers "N" Fruits & More is a balanced blend of organic ingredients- Ecochar, worm castin...