Re: CULT - Pot culture
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- Subject: Re: CULT - Pot culture
- From: "Walter A. Moores" <wam2@Ra.MsState.Edu>
- Date: Sat, 27 Sep 1997 09:15:22 -0600 (MDT)
On Fri, 26 Sep 1997, Dana Brown wrote:
> > Sorry to dissent on the 'popcorn' or 'peanut' medium placed in
> > the bottom of pots. The first time I saw same, I was shocked. The roots
> > hadn't grown into the stuff, and when I unpotted whatever was in the pot,
> > the stuff spilled and blew around everywhere, tackying up my yard and the
> > neighbor's. No thanks! I hope I never find this stuff in the bottom of a
> > pot ever again!!
> I just dug several LA's that had been potted in half a 55 gallon barrel
> with peanuts in the bottom third. Worked great, grew well and monster
> roots on the cultivars. Will continue to use this practise as it
> drastically reduces the weight of the pots.
> Dana Brown, Lubbock, Texas Zone 7 Usda, Zone 10 Sunset
> Where we are 3,241 ft above sea level, with an average rainfall of
> 17.76". Our average wind speed is 12.5 mph and we have an average
> of 164 days of clear weather, 96 of which dip below freezing.
Is this stuff biodegradable? Obviously, if not and I don't think
it is, everytime you dig, this stuff will come to the surface, dry, and
Enid Lake, MS 7/8