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Post  licellec on 5/13/2013, 6:30 am

Can this garden soil be modified to become a potting mix?

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Post  Turan on 5/13/2013, 10:56 am

From the ingredients you list it is peat and peat substitutes with fertilizer added. So for MM it would replace the peat part.

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Post  camprn on 5/13/2013, 11:06 am

Sounds like it IS a potting mix. You could always add compost, now or later. The bag states the mix will be out of nutrients in 3 months.

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Post  bnoles on 5/13/2013, 12:13 pm

@camprn wrote:Sounds like it IS a potting mix. You could always add compost, now or later. The bag states the mix will be out of nutrients in 3 months.

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