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mels mix version 0.0, 1.0 vs 2.0

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mels mix version 0.0, 1.0 vs 2.0

Post  gridgardener on 3/14/2010, 3:05 pm

version 0.0
mixed compost
version 1.0
1 bale peat moss 6 cu feet
1 bag course vermiculite 4 cu feet
10 pails sands 2.5 gallon pail cu feet
2 pails wood ashes
10 pails compost 3 cu feet
1 coffee can lime
1 coffee can organic fertilizers

version 2.0
1/3 peat moss
1/3 vermiculite
1/3 compost at least 5 types

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Re: mels mix version 0.0, 1.0 vs 2.0

Post  martha on 3/14/2010, 4:07 pm

I love the measuring units of V 1.1!

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Re: mels mix version 0.0, 1.0 vs 2.0

Post  Retired Member 1 on 3/14/2010, 5:43 pm

You forgot the charcoal. I have a feeling Mel has gotten a lot less anal retentive with age. I know I have!

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Re: mels mix version 0.0, 1.0 vs 2.0

Post  gridgardener on 3/14/2010, 8:28 pm

charcoal and wood ash are not same thing.

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Re: mels mix version 0.0, 1.0 vs 2.0

Post  LupinFarm on 3/14/2010, 9:27 pm

Yikes lol for the second one I'm not even sure where I'd get those sorts of things locally Wink

Definitely much simpler the more recent recipe. I have my vermiculite sitting in the back of the truck still ready to start mixing this week.

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Post  Retired Member 1 on 3/14/2010, 9:33 pm

@gridgardener wrote:charcoal and wood ash are not same thing.

Exactly! In Mel's original book he calls for both wood ashes and charcoal. Now called biochar in many circles.

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Post  boffer on 3/14/2010, 9:44 pm

thanks for giving me my new word for the day. biochar is an interesting product

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