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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.
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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!
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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.

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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.

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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.
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