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Pine fines mix, Receipe anyone??

Posted by gardencraze 9b winter garden FL ( on
Mon, Mar 18, 13 at 10:08

Does anyone know where I might find the receipe for Toms mix,
Thank you

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RE: Pine fines mix, Recipe anyone??

Hi Gardencraze!

Might you mean Al's (Gritty) Mix? If so, there are tons of links in many different forums. See link to Search below.

Carol in Jacksonville

Here is a link that might be useful: Search results for Al's Mix

RE: Pine fines mix, Receipe anyone??

Al's Gritty mix: 1-1-1

Equal parts by volume of:

pine or fir bark in 1/8-1/4" size

Screened Turface (may substitute calcined DE, such as NAPA floor dry)

Gran-I-Grit (crushed granite in grower size or #2 cherrystone)


Here's the link:

Al's (Tapla) 5-1-1 Mix

5 parts pine bark fines
1 part sphagnum peat
1-2 parts perlite
garden lime
controlled release fertilizer (not really necessary)
a micro-nutrient source (seaweed emulsion, Earthjuice, Micro-max, STEM, etc,)

Link below

Here is a link that might be useful: Al's 5-1- 1 mix

This post was edited by puglvr1 on Mon, Mar 18, 13 at 12:59

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