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Potting Soil Recipe for Annuals

High in nutrients, this mix pumps out the flowers without extra feeding

Length: 2:33

The Recipe
1 part expanded slate
1 part composted chicken manure
1 part worm castings
1 part composted pine bark
1 part coarse river sand

Because the worm castings and chicken manure provide enough nutrients to last throughout the season and the pine bark continues to increase fertility as it decomposes, this mix requires little or no extra feeding on your part.

Shot by: Daryl Beyers; Edited by: Cari Delahanty

From Fine Gardening 125, pp. 37-39