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Re: soil mixing

zonneveld wrote:

>  So if there is large difference between the garden
> soil  and your amendement/ the soil in the pot, the roots are not fit
> for your garden soil They dont make new roots because they
> already have roots but of the wrong kind!.

We had this discussion a couple of years ago and I still have the same

If the statement is true, why don't we have any problems with 99% of the
plants we grow?  It sounds good in theory, but the fact is that virtually
none of the plants you buy, with maybe the exception of b&b trees and
shrubs, are grown in soil that resembles what most people have in their
gardens.  Almost everything now is grown in peat and/or bark.  Since very
few of us have garden soil that is primarily peat or bark, why do we have
so few problems getting plants to grow?


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