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
» Is this wood correct for building box?
by sanderson Today at 5:06 am

» Senseless Banter...
by sanderson Today at 4:55 am

» Northern California & Coastal Valleys - What are you doing this month?
by Kelejan Today at 12:44 am

» CANADIAN REGION: What are you doing February 2017?
by Kelejan Today at 12:42 am

» N&C Midwest: February 2017
by CitizenKate Yesterday at 11:20 pm

» Our 2017 garden makeover
by trolleydriver Yesterday at 11:19 pm

» Feedback for my 2017 garden plan
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 10:15 pm

» The raised bed of my dreams!
by ralitaco Yesterday at 9:20 pm

» Help - Building new raised beds
by ralitaco Yesterday at 9:06 pm

» Roots...information....
by ralitaco Yesterday at 8:57 pm

» Microbes...you gotta see this one !!!
by jimmy cee Yesterday at 8:20 pm

» 2017 SFG in Brooks, Ga
by yolos Yesterday at 5:41 pm

» How's the Weather Where You're At?
by bigdogrock Yesterday at 5:38 pm

» February 2017 Avatar: Time to Wake Up!
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 5:11 pm

» What are you eating from your garden today?
by CapeCoddess Yesterday at 4:13 pm

» Carrot Week 2017!
by countrynaturals Yesterday at 3:14 pm

» New England February 2017
by CapeCoddess Yesterday at 3:04 pm

» NOVA The Origami Revolution
by sanderson Yesterday at 1:11 pm

» -What’s Hiding in Your Organic Fertilizer
by sanderson Yesterday at 2:26 am

» Problems getting spinach seeds to sprout? Try this...
by trolleydriver 2/18/2017, 9:22 pm

» Butterfly Junction
by Scorpio Rising 2/18/2017, 3:42 pm

» Sanderson - Virtual Roadtrip Flyover
by trolleydriver 2/17/2017, 9:52 pm

» 2017 Maryland Home & Garden Show -- TIX DRAWING
by sfg4uKim 2/17/2017, 10:51 am

» broccoli stunted
by trolleydriver 2/17/2017, 8:40 am

» has55's R & D Journey;Plant Talk.
by has55 2/17/2017, 3:03 am

» Third Year SFG in Canada
by sanderson 2/17/2017, 1:48 am

» Compost source
by jimmy cee 2/16/2017, 9:28 pm

» Happy Birthday!!
by sanderson 2/16/2017, 2:06 pm

» Holy snow Batman!
by sanderson 2/16/2017, 2:00 pm

» Keeping bees
by sanderson 2/16/2017, 1:57 pm

Google

Search SFG Forum

mels mix in house plants?

View previous topic View next topic Go down

mels mix in house plants?

Post  nursekat424 on 4/28/2010, 9:32 am

has anyone used mels mix for their indoor/house plants? wondering if it works well or not. and if anyone has how often do you have to repot them. thanks a ton.

nursekat424

Female Posts : 74
Join date : 2010-04-28
Age : 38
Location : Detriot Lakes, MN

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: mels mix in house plants?

Post  timwardell on 4/29/2010, 10:45 am

I had some left over from making a new batch this year and used it on two new indoor plants. They are doing FANTASTIC. I plan to give them a little fresh compost every 6 months or so and see how it goes - but I expect they'll do great!

timwardell

Certified SFG Instructor

Male Posts : 778
Join date : 2010-03-02
Location : Frisco, Texas

View user profile http://www.timwardell.com/

Back to top Go down

Re: mels mix in house plants?

Post  Retired Member 1 on 4/29/2010, 11:49 am

I used MM in hanging baskets and they are doing just fine -- growing like weeds. Like Tim, I plan on adding a bit more balanced compost a couple of times a year.

Retired Member 1

Female Posts : 904
Join date : 2010-03-03
Location : USA

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: mels mix in house plants?

Post  WardinWake on 4/29/2010, 7:27 pm

@nursekat424 wrote:has anyone used mels mix for their indoor/house plants? wondering if it works well or not. and if anyone has how often do you have to repot them. thanks a ton.

Nursekat: I have used MM on/in my house plants when transplanting to a larger pot and they seem to love the mix. Most of the soil in the U.S. is one to three percent humus. MM is 1/3 so all plants love the stuff.

God Bless, Ward.

WardinWake

Certified SFG Instructor

Male Posts : 935
Join date : 2010-02-26
Age : 66
Location : Wake, VA

View user profile

Back to top Go down

re:mels mix in house plants

Post  nursekat424 on 5/1/2010, 7:16 pm

thanks all! i have just repotted most of my house plants (boy did they need it) and used M.M. it was so much nicer to work work with. cant wait to see how they will do.

nursekat424

Female Posts : 74
Join date : 2010-04-28
Age : 38
Location : Detriot Lakes, MN

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: mels mix in house plants?

Post  Sponsored content


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