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custom-mixed growing media

Posted by Daisy__3 z3MN (My Page) on
Tue, Sep 6, 05 at 20:51

Anyone want to give me a good cheap recipe for mixing my own medium for potting up bare roots trees ...this is the first year for selling trees and shrubs... Thanks


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5 parts peat
2 parts sand
2 parts topsoil
2 parts shredded bark

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6 parts peat
12 parts shredded bark
1.5 parts course sand

season to taste with osmocote, lime, super phosphate and crushed vermiculite with surfactant

Kirk


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Thanks for the info...does it matter what kind of bark to use??


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Fine shredded pine bark works best.

Kirk


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Thank you much Kirk


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