Potting Soil Recipes and Soil Reconditioning

GARDEN LOAM POTTING SOIL Pass the garden loam through a 1/4 in (0.6 cm) sieve Warm oven to 180 degrees F (82 C) for 10 minutes Place on center rack Place foil over tray and make sure the soil reaches the above temperature. Use a meat thermometer Potting soils using garden loam Potting soils should be placed through a sieve […]

Cornell Epiphytic Mix

  Cornell Epiphytic Mix The Cornell Epiphytic Mix was developed for plants that require good drainage, aeration and have the ability to withstand drying between warterings. Plants having coarse, tuberous, or rhizomatous roots are in this category.  * Fir bark comes from Douglas fir, white or red fir, or redwood, ground and screened to a definite size. Finally ground bark (about […]

Orchid Potting Mix

Orchid Potting Mix 1 part peat moss 6 parts fir bark 1 part medium grade charcoal Articles Grow Delphiniums from Seed Container Gardening Recipes Garden Loam Potting Soil John Innes Potting Compost Orchid Potting Mix Cacti Potting Mix Alpines Potting Mix Shade Potting Mix Cutting Potting mix A. Knutson Potting mixes CORNELL MIXES Cornell Peat-lite Mix Cornell Foliage Plant Mix […]

A. Knutson Potting mix

A. Knutson Potting mix Cuttings: I use composted manure mixed with sawdust to root cuttings in — it works great; don’t need rooting hormones. I use a 50:50 vermiculite/peat mix to start seeds Transplants and containers: 1/3 composted manure, 1/3 sandy loam, 1/3 peat moss   Articles Grow Delphiniums from Seed Container Gardening Recipes Garden Loam Potting Soil John Innes […]