Square Foot Gardening Forum

Hello Guest!
Welcome to the official Square Foot Gardening Forum.
There's lots to learn here by reading as a guest. However, if you become a member (it's free, ad free and spam-free) you'll have access to our large vermiculite databases, our seed exchange spreadsheets, Mel's Mix calculator, and many more members' pictures in the Gallery. Enjoy.


Search
 
 

Display results as :
 

 


Rechercher Advanced Search

Latest topics
» leggy potatoes plants were started too early in the hous
by sanderson Today at 8:31 pm

» Plantoid' s going into hospital ....
by Turan Today at 5:46 pm

» CANADIAN REGION: What are you doing in September 2016
by trolleydriver Today at 4:02 pm

» Mid-Atl - Oct 2016 - Fall Garden 2016
by llama momma Today at 3:14 pm

» The Research Journey:what to plant now, fall gardening in Dallas-Ft worth
by sanderson Today at 2:37 pm

» Tryst with my first DIY SFG
by sanderson Today at 2:31 pm

» EXPERIMENT: Tomatoes to Powder
by llama momma Today at 1:58 pm

» mulching
by dstack Today at 1:46 pm

» Soil Blocks: Tutorial In Photos
by Kelejan Today at 12:49 pm

» What are you eating from your garden today?
by BeetlesPerSqFt Today at 8:08 am

» compost thermometer
by trolleydriver Today at 8:06 am

» Mid-Atl - Jul 2016 - Wwwwaaaaahhhhh!
by BeetlesPerSqFt Today at 8:03 am

» NEW ENGLAND OCT 2016
by AtlantaMarie Today at 8:02 am

» Mix for making soil blocks
by trolleydriver Today at 7:54 am

» 1,000 worms on their way....
by Cajun Cappy Today at 7:01 am

» soil testing
by Kelejan Yesterday at 9:26 pm

» Kale Question
by countrynaturals Yesterday at 9:15 pm

» Terrible News: Bumblebees In Trouble
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 8:51 pm

» Facebook - SFG Foundation postings
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 8:49 pm

» A traditional German dish with a Fall twist.
by sanderson Yesterday at 6:38 pm

» Apparently Radishes Need Sun
by sanderson Yesterday at 6:28 pm

» Northern California & Coastal Valleys - What are you doing this month?
by sanderson Yesterday at 6:22 pm

» SFG Adventure of a first time gardener in ND
by sanderson Yesterday at 5:49 pm

» Second Year SFG in Canada
by CapeCoddess Yesterday at 4:00 pm

» N&C Midwest: September 2016
by landarch Yesterday at 11:04 am

» When is a great time to start a garden? The Fall!
by landarch Yesterday at 9:46 am

» Gardening in Central Pennsylvania
by trolleydriver 9/22/2016, 8:27 am

» The Most Annoying Pest In The Yard
by has55 9/22/2016, 7:51 am

» Just to say HI from Zone 9A
by Yardslave 9/21/2016, 3:26 pm

» winter squash
by Scorpio Rising 9/21/2016, 1:49 pm

Google

Search SFG Forum

Garden Soil question

View previous topic View next topic Go down

Garden Soil question

Post  licellec on 5/13/2013, 6:30 am

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

Garden Safe Garden Soil (organic) For Flowers and Vegetables- Sold by Menards
Garden Safe Garden Soil for Flowers & Vegetables 0.10-0.05-0.05
•Completely natural organic vegetable soil that contains natural plant food
•Not only great for your plants, but also better for our planet
•Provides slow-release plant food that lasts up to 3 months
Garden Safe Garden Soil is a completely organic vegetable soil that contains natural plant food. It grows delicious and incredible vegetables and herbs. It contains a special blend of organic soil made from natural ingredients, including sphagnum peat moss, composted bark or reed-sedge peat, organic plant food and a natural wetting agent. It provides slow-release food that lasts up to 3 months.

Thank you!

licellec

Posts : 9
Join date : 2012-11-28
Location : Rochester, MN

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Garden Soil question

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.

____________________________

Find more about Weather in Belgrade, MT
Click for weather forecast

Turan

Female Posts : 1994
Join date : 2012-03-29
Location : Gallatin Valley, Montana, Intermountain zone 4

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Garden Soil question

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.

____________________________

40 years a gardener and going strong with SFG.
http://squarefoot.creatingforum.com/t3574-the-end-of-july-7-weeks-until-frost

There are certain pursuits which, if not wholly poetic and true, do at least suggest a nobler and finer relation to nature than we know. The keeping of bees, for instance. ~ Henry David Thoreau

http://squarefoot.creatingforum.com/t1306-other-gardening-books

Outlander is outstanding!


camprn

Forum Moderator Certified SFG Teacher

Female Posts : 13975
Join date : 2010-03-06
Age : 54
Location : Keene, NH, USA ~ Zone 5a

View user profile http://squarefoot.creatingforum.com/t3574-the-end-of-july-7-week

Back to top Go down

Re: Garden Soil question

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.

+1 I agree totally.

bnoles

Male Posts : 804
Join date : 2012-08-16
Location : North GA Mountains Zone 7A

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Garden Soil question

Post  Sponsored content Today at 8:36 pm


Sponsored content


Back to top Go down

View previous topic View next topic Back to top


 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum