Potting soil

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    8 Ways to Save Money at the Garden Center

    We’ve all been there: You head for the checkout counter at the nursery and you have a general ballpark number in mind—until the register tallies and you’re $40, $50, or…

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    Peat Moss Alternatives

    The fact that gardeners have enjoyed a long love affair with peat moss is completely understandable. Here's the problem.

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    How-To

    Potting Soil Put to the Test

    In their natural environment, plants get everything they need to stay healthy from the soil: water, nutrients, and air. Most well-established plants living in soil rarely need more than an…

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    How-To

    Potting Soil Ingredients

    Here's a breakdown on some common container soil ingredients

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    How-To

    A Secret Recipe for Great Homemade Potting Soil

    Garden soil doesn't offer enough air, water or nutrients to container-grown plants. Fortunately, it's easy to amend.

  • Potting Soil Recipe for Woody Plants and Perennials
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    Potting Soil Recipe for Woody Plants and Perennials

    Just as creating a healthy soil environment is crucial for your in-ground plants, providing a suitable growing medium for your container plants is a key factor to success. Most gardeners…

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    How-To

    Potting Soil Recipe for Annuals

    Just as creating a healthy soil environment is crucial for your in-ground plants, providing a suitable growing medium for your container plants is a key factor to success. Most gardeners…

  • soil recipe for cacti and succulents
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    Potting Soil Recipe for Cacti and Succulents

    Just as creating a healthy soil environment is crucial for your in-ground plants, providing a suitable growing medium for your container plants is a key factor to success. Most gardeners…

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    How-To

    A Basic Potting Soil Recipe

    Just as creating a healthy soil environment is crucial for your in-ground plants, providing a suitable growing medium for your container plants is a key factor to success. Most gardeners…

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    Take Your Houseplants Outside

    We all enjoy a vacation, right? Well, houseplants can benefit from a change of venue, too, but their vacation destination doesn’t need to be limited to an out-of-the-way, sometimes forgotten…