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Post  Mr. Green Jeans on 4/4/2013, 8:39 am

Has anyone ordered or used this yet? I'm curious if they list the 5 different composts that I assume they must of used to be allowed to call this "Square Foot Gardening Soil".....
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Post  llama momma on 4/4/2013, 8:53 am

Someone the other day posted a photo of the back of the bag, I believe it was the same product(?).
You might find the post and photo using the search box.
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Post  RoOsTeR on 4/4/2013, 9:12 am

Gro Well is the contracted company (by the foundation) that produces/makes the bagged Mel's Mix for Home Depot.

http://squarefoot.creatingforum.com/t14999-mel-s-mix-at-home-depot

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Post  Mr. Green Jeans on 4/4/2013, 10:06 am

@RoOsTeR wrote:Gro Well is the contracted company (by the foundation) that produces/makes the bagged Mel's Mix for Home Depot.

http://squarefoot.creatingforum.com/t14999-mel-s-mix-at-home-depot

Yeah, I'm aware of that. I wondered what the composts used are so that I might compare it to what I currently use.
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Post  RoOsTeR on 4/4/2013, 10:23 am

You should contact the foundation or Gro Well.

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Post  camprn on 4/4/2013, 11:03 am

@RoOsTeR wrote:You should contact the foundation or Gro Well.
ANd please do let us know what Gro-Well says.
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Post  Mr. Green Jeans on 4/4/2013, 11:05 am

@RoOsTeR wrote:You should contact the foundation or Gro Well.

I sent Gro-Well an e-mail several days ago.
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Post  southern gardener on 4/4/2013, 11:06 am

we have used it. you may contact me by PM if you'd like more info.
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Post  Mr. Green Jeans on 4/4/2013, 12:41 pm

Just PM'd you, thanks.
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Post  southern gardener on 4/4/2013, 6:49 pm

@Mr. Green Jeans wrote:Just PM'd you, thanks.

Hi there. I checked my PM's and don't see anything.
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Post  Mr. Green Jeans on 4/4/2013, 7:55 pm

@southern gardener wrote:
@Mr. Green Jeans wrote:Just PM'd you, thanks.

Hi there. I checked my PM's and don't see anything.

Weird, I just tried again.
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Post  dvelten on 4/4/2013, 9:44 pm

The bag does list the compost types: forest wood byproducts compost, selected green-cycled compost, animal manure compost, chicken compost, and mushroom compost blended with bat guano and worm castings
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Post  RoOsTeR on 4/4/2013, 9:52 pm

Yes, SG posted a photo of the ingredients a couple of days ago.


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Sounds like an excellent combination

Post  Windmere on 4/4/2013, 9:54 pm

@dvelten wrote:The bag does list the compost types: forest wood byproducts compost, selected green-cycled compost, animal manure compost, chicken compost, and mushroom compost blended with bat guano and worm castings

I contacted the Foundation last week about this very question and I have not heard from them yet. However, dvelten... thanks for posting the contents from the bag. I don't think I personally could put together anything better than all those compost goodies!
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Post  Mr. Green Jeans on 4/5/2013, 10:27 am

Yeah, it certainly LOOKS good, but a lot of the negative feedback I've read in other threads has me concerned. Have more than one manufacturer made this is the past?
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