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Potting Soil Recommendations for Indoor & Container Plants
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 ...
http://houseplants.about.com/od/growinghealthyhouseplants/a/PottingSoil.htm
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.
http://houseplants.about.com/od/growinghealthyhouseplants/a/PottingSoilTest1.htm
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 ...
http://houseplants.about.com/od/growinghealthyhouseplants/a/PottingSoilTest.htm
The Difference Between Potting Soil and Potting Mix
Good potting soil is really a "soiless" combination of peat or coir, pine bark and vermiculite or perlite, none of which provide any nutrition to plants.
http://containergardening.about.com/od/containergardening101/f/Potting-Soil-And-Potting-Mix.htm
The Frugal Gardener: Make Your Own Potting Soil - Herb Gardens
The golden rule in gardening is to never fill containers with soil directly from outside, always use potting soil and seeding mixtures that are designed for such use ...
http://herbgardens.about.com/od/troubleshooting/fl/The-Frugal-Gardener-Make-Your-Own-Potting-Soil.htm
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 ...
http://gardening.about.com/od/soil/gr/Organic_Soil.htm
Make Potting Soil - Flowers - About.com
Conventional potting soil mixes commonly rely on commercial topsoil, which may be treated with chemicals to kill weed seeds and pathogens. Conventional ...
http://flowers.about.com/od/OrganicFlowerGardening/qt/Make-Organic-Potting-Soil.htm
Recipe for Organic Potting Soil - Organic Gardening - About.com
There are several organic potting soil mixes on the market, but if you have a lot of houseplants or you do a lot of container gardening, the price of all of that ...
http://organicgardening.about.com/od/soil/qt/Recipe-To-Make-Your-Own-Organic-Soil-Based-Potting-Soil-Mix.htm
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 ...
http://containergardening.about.com/od/containergardendesign/qt/PottingSoilTip.htm
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.
http://houseplants.about.com/od/diseases/a/SoilTest1-2.htm
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