Re: Soil mixes
- Subject: Re: Soil mixes
- From: "Cooper, Susan L." <SLCooper@scj.com>
- Date: Tue, 24 Jul 2001 13:59:46 -0500 (CDT)
I'm interested in soil mixtures too. The plants I buy usually have some
sort of bark material in them. Speaking from a hobbyist point of view, the
only bark-like materials I can ever find are pine or cypress (which is a
pine, perhaps?) used for decorative mulching.
What is this bark growers use, and is it available on a retail basis?
My apologies to Dewey Fisk, who told me what he uses.... I should have
written it down.
As for me, I just use a commercial mix like Schultz, and add GOBS of
perlite- seems like almost 50:50 mix. I use plastic pots for most of my
I'm going to try the dolomite (if I can find some), Thanks, Denis!