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Potting Soil Test, #1 - Houseplants - About.com
Aug 9, 2009 ... A head-to-head comparison of a custom mix potting soil against a market-leading bagged mix and a garden soil.
Which Potting Soil Is Best? - Houseplants - About.com
Aug 9, 2009 ... Plants that are potted in substandard or old, decomposed potting soil are weaker than healthy plants, so they're more likely to drop leaves, turn ...
Potting Soil Recommendations for Indoor & ... - Houseplants
We indoor gardeners ask a great deal out of our potting soil. We want it to support and nourish our plants, often for years at a time. But the truth is, most bagged ...
The Difference Between Potting Soil and Potting Mix
There is some debate about this, but potting mix, potting soil and potting medium are often the same thing with different names. The irony is that good potting soil ...
Potting Soil Test #1 — Three Month Results - Houseplants - About.com
Three-month results of a straight comparison of a custom-blend soil mix, Scott's Miracle-Gro potting soil, and garden soil.
Make Potting Soil - Flowers - About.com
Conventional potting soil can also be contaminated with heavy metals, pesticides , or inorganic fertilizers. For these reasons, organic flower gardeners may wish ...
Organic Potting Soil - Gardening - About.com
Do you need organic potting soil in your containers? Maybe not. But if you have the choice, wouldn't you rather have healthy, living soil rather than a growing ...
Fill Your Garden Planters with Potting Soil - Container Gardening
When you use less potting soil, you have less water retention and as a result, a smaller margin for error in feeding and watering your plants. If you are using a ...
Can I Reuse Potting Soil? - Container Gardening - About.com
I often reuse potting soil, though I add some new (about half) each year. At the end of the season, I dump out all my pots on a big tarp in the woods. I and cover ...
Indoor Seedlings—Potting Soil for Sprouting Seeds - Houseplants
In general, seedlings don't like “hot” potting soil. In other words, potting mixes that are fortified with fertilizers and water crystals and other additives may be too ...