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Re: seedling mulch

I'll move them up to pots in a week or so, topped with grit.  Maybe, instead
of osmocote, I will mix some alfalfa into the mix.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "James R. Fisher" <garrideb@well.com>

Yes, most fertilizer salts are white. But your dark crust indicates possibly
> organic matter from the mix and dead algae, which would contribute to the
> dark color. Since it hasn't been established that your crust has
> salts in it, maybe & possibly are about the best we can come up with.
> Maybe you should send me a chunk of crust for _me_ to chew on...:-).
> -jrf
> -- 
> Jim Fisher
> Vienna, Virginia USA
> 38.9 N 77.2 W
> USDA Zone 7
> Max. 105 F [40 C], Min. 5 F [-15 C]
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