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Re: Potting medium for seedling pots

  • Subject: Re: Potting medium for seedling pots
  • From: Anita Moran <avmoran1@earthlink.net>
  • Date: Fri, 9 Oct 2009 01:48:30 -0400 (GMT-04:00)


Hi Bill


I use a mixture of top soil,  heavy sand( more like small chipped stone than sand), compost and small pea gravel



-----Original Message-----
From: Bill Chaney
Sent: Oct 9, 2009 1:25 AM
To: iris@hort.net, iris-photos@yahoogroups.com
Subject: [iris-photos] Potting medium for seedling pots


I would like some advice on the best potting medium for seedling pots.  I have found most of the commercial potting soils hold too much water and have too little pore space.  Any suggestions?  Mix with sand? Or vermiculite? And what about the soil for the top?  The same, or something more course?

Any suggestions would be welcome.

Anita Moran
Pilmore Gardens

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