Re: In-ground Planting Mix
- Subject: Re: In-ground Planting Mix
- From: Denis <email@example.com>
- Date: Mon, 16 Jul 2001 21:17:43 -0500 (CDT)
Why did you use all Coir instead of Peat Moss. Have you had better
experiences with Coir?
Denis at Silver Krome Gardens
Dan Levin wrote:
> I'm blending at the approximate ratio of
> - 40% coir (in lieu of peat moss)
> - 30% red lava gravel (graded 1/4" size [6.5 mm], clean)
> - 20 % fir bark (also graded 1/4", clean)
> - 10% horticultural sand
> My sample of the above looks great- but I'm really concerned what it'll turn
> into 5 years from now. Especially since my preference is to not dig out the
> entire bed and replace the contents much before 2010, if at all possible.
> What do the under-glass botanical gardens do?
> Anything special used for the beds inside MOBOT's Climatron for example?