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Re: Soil mix!!

  • Subject: Re: Soil mix!!
  • From: angel morales <angel151@earthlink.net>
  • Date: Wed, 3 Apr 2002 17:28:48 -0600 (CST)

on 4/3/02 2:45 PM, IntarsiaCo@aol.com at IntarsiaCo@aol.com wrote:

> Always looking for a new soil amendment, I'm fascinated with experimentation
> in potting mixes, especially for my Aroids.  Anyone with ideas, experiences,
> suggestions, would love to hear from you on this forum.
> I am having success with a potting mix suggested by a grower of terresterial
> orchids consisting of fir bark, charcoal, perlite, pumice, coir, and long
> fiber sphagnum moss- I sometimes add some leaf mould or peat.  This mix
> deteriorates after a couple of years and must be replaced.
> Mark Mazer
> Intarsia Ltd.
> www.therapyshapes.com
> Gaylordsville, Connecticut, U.S.A.
> Araceae, Paris, Cape Bulbs
> USDA Zone 5
> Giant schnauzer Rescue
Hi, what is the ratio of ingredients to this mix ? sounds like a good one.

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