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RE: [Al / Tapla's Gritty 1:1:1 mix] Pictures (Follow-Up #12)

posted by: gar_newbie on 05.29.2011 at 07:15 pm in Container Gardening Forum

The particles are on one-dollar bill with a dime on top of it for reference.






















Gritty mix1:1:1
Gran-I-Grit0 to 1/16 inch
Gran-I-Grit1/16 to 1/8 inch
Gran-I-Grit1/8 to 1/4 inch
Floor-Dry0 to 1/16 inch
Floor-Dry1/16 to 1/8 inch
Floor-Dry1/8 to 1/4 inch
Turface0 to 1/16 inch
Turface1/16 to 1/8 inch
Turface1/8 to 1/4 inch
Fir Bark0 to 1/16 inch
Fir Bark1/16 to 1/8 inch
Fir Bark1/8 to 1/4 inch
Fir Bark1/4 to 3/8 inch
Fir Bark3/8 inch and above
Pine Bark0 to 1/16 inch
Pine Bark1/16 to 1/8 inch
Pine Bark1/8 to 1/4 inch
Pine Bark1/4 to 3/8 inch
Pine Bark3/8 inch and above

-Ganesh

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clipped on: 05.29.2013 at 11:33 am    last updated on: 05.29.2013 at 11:34 am

RE: Seed starting mix (Follow-Up #2)

posted by: greenman28 on 02.25.2013 at 09:23 pm in Container Gardening Forum

I, too, use a gritty mix to start my hot pepper seeds, squash, cucumbers, and tomatoes, plus citrus and a few others. Here's a pic of the first sowing of hot peppers this year - as you can see, this is a rather coarse mix and yet the peppers come up just fine :-)

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