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Re: soil test results

Oh sure, unless I have to repot something. Those great big ones get
refreshed w/ the kelp and greensand and seem to do fine. I've had those
Herbalist roses in big pots on either side of the herb bed for 4 or 5
years and they grow WAY bigger than the 3 X 3 it said they would in the
Wayside catalog. They do get a little organic rose food twice a year
too. But I'm not going to have to fertilize anything in the ground for a
long time. Always knew that black clay was very fertile - making it
friable and bringing the pH down so the nutrients were available was the
big trick. Guess I've accomplished that! Gratifying it is. Makes this
sore shoulder and neck kinda worth it!!


---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
From: Cersgarden@aol.com
Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
Date:  Sat, 13 Sep 2003 16:20:27 EDT

>In a message dated 9/13/03 12:07:59 PM, gardenqueen@gbronline.com writes:
><< Won't have to buy anything except kelp and greensand for the potted
>plants for the next 3 to 5 years according to the lab's (TAMU)
>recommendation.  >>
>Pam, you use the same soil in a pot for more than 3-5 yrs?
>    Ceres
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Pam Evans
Kemp TX/zone 8A


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