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Re: Soil amending

  • Subject: Re: Soil amending
  • From: "P. Bracey" <pbracey@mtco.com>
  • Date: Sun, 10 Jun 2001 09:18:59 -0500

ROTFL, how'd you know I had my eye on a $50.00 plant???! ;D  ( what does
FWIW mean???)
----- Original Message -----
From: <ctuttle39@juno.com>
To: <hosta-open@mallorn.com>
Sent: Sunday, June 10, 2001 9:01 AM
Subject: Re: Soil amending

> Peggy,
> FWIW, I add about a half a soup can of Green Sand, same amount of soft
> phosphate, and about a couple hands full of alfalfa meal.  Mix well into
> soil.  As you have good loam, no sense adding much else.  You can always
> add WELL rotted animal manure, mushroom compost, Comtil (composted and
> sterilized city sewage with pine bark or sawdust added), leaf compost -
> all will add to the organic matter.  Then put that $50 plant into a $50
> hole, not a 50 cents hole.  Then mulch to hold water.
> Charles

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