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OfflineAnOddLittlePlace
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Jiffy Mix, how effective is it?
    #4012004 - 04/04/05 10:45 AM (12 years, 2 months ago)

So the only thing ive heard about jiffy mix is it comes pre sterilized and is prebuffered. So im looking for people who have used it. How well does it work as a casing?


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Re: Jiffy Mix, how effective is it? [Re: AnOddLittlePlace]
    #4012055 - 04/04/05 11:20 AM (12 years, 2 months ago)

Is it jiffy soil mix or peat moss?


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Re: Jiffy Mix, how effective is it? [Re: djsage420]
    #4012175 - 04/04/05 12:00 PM (12 years, 2 months ago)

I am currently using jiffy mix on an experimental case. Ill let you know how it goes. I have a friend who swears by the stuff.


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Re: Jiffy Mix, how effective is it? [Re: Wojo]
    #4012188 - 04/04/05 12:04 PM (12 years, 2 months ago)

it's peat and verm i think, w/ ph buffers included... havn't used it yet but sounds like it would be great for casings

do let us know wojo, thx


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Re: Jiffy Mix, how effective is it? [Re: SoK]
    #4012232 - 04/04/05 12:22 PM (12 years, 2 months ago)

i just think somthing presterilized shouldnt come in a plastic bag all it takes is a microscopic hole and it can get contams


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Re: Jiffy Mix, how effective is it? [Re: AnOddLittlePlace]
    #4012250 - 04/04/05 12:28 PM (12 years, 2 months ago)

Ive used potting soils and just about everything that homely depot sells for casings ...
I like coco coir and verm for a simple casing and it grows big shrooms
If you want to get fancy use horse poo and pasturise :thumbup:


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Re: Jiffy Mix, how effective is it? [Re: PawPaw]
    #4012268 - 04/04/05 12:39 PM (12 years, 2 months ago)

used jiffy mix it did real well for me


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Re: Jiffy Mix, how effective is it? [Re: cyberthreat]
    #4012556 - 04/04/05 02:13 PM (12 years, 2 months ago)

I've used it and it worked out quite well. I mixed it with powdered oyster shells (for a little extra long term, I dont know what buffers they put in, but a little extra shell doesnt hurt since I have it..dont know if its needed to preform well or not) and some chunky verm. The verm they put in is small and miniscule compared to what you want IMO. I'm not really sure how much I put in...I just mixed it until I liked it.. Seed Starter (peat, verm [small amount], perlite [small amount], buffer) worked out well doing the same.

I always sterilize again though. 30 minutes in the PC is better then hours of wasted effort.


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