What is Mycorrhizal Fungi?

| 7/11/2012 11:38:27 PM

Tags: mike lieberman, urban gardening, Mike Lieberman,

You’ve seen me mention Thrive, a sponsor, before and asked me about their line of products. Thrive is a liquid mycorrhizal fungi for your garden. 

The analogy that I like to use is that it’s a probiotic for your plants. It helps to set them up with a healthy root system, so they can better absorb nutrients.Before I get into more detail about mycorasdfajfla (because I know that’s how you are pronouncing it), let’s learn how to say it.

Here is the phonetic pronunciation: mahy-kuh-rahy-zuhl 

Much better. Let’s move on.

What is Mycorrhizal Fungi?

I asked Heather, the Marketing and Customer Service Specialist over at Thrive, a few questions and here’s what she said about mycorrhizal fungi. Mycorrhizal fungi is an all-natural, beneficial fungus in the soil.It provides the necessary nutrient channels to a plant and it’s roots. 

What’s the benefit of using mycorrhizal fungi in your garden?

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