Potting Soil Recipes and Soil Reconditioning

Listing of potting soils and what they are used for.


   Grow Delphiniums from Seed
   Container Gardening


   Garden Loam Potting Soil
   John Innes Potting Compost
   Orchid Potting Mix
   Cacti Pottingl Mix
   Seed Starting Potting mix
   Alpines Potting Mix
   Shade Potting Mix
   Cutting Potting mix
   A. Knutson Potting mixes
   Cornell Peat-lite Mix
   Cornell Foliage Plant Mix
   Cornell Epiphytic Mix
   Standard Potting Mix


Cutting Potting mix

1 part peat
1 part sharp sand

A. Knutson Cutting mixes

Cuttings: I use composted manure mixed with sawdust to root cuttings in -- it works great; don't need rooting hormones.

Cutting Potting Mix 2

5 Bushels of Perlite (horticultural grade)
4 Bushels of Peat (Coarse grade)
3 Bags of Aqua Sand (Equivalent to approx. 3 Bushels)

Add by weight:

Dolomite GSAG

Aqua-Gro `G'
  450 gms
195 gms
195 gms


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