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What to Case With?
    #4317650 - 06/20/05 06:08 PM (11 years, 5 months ago)

I am getting ready to do a medium/large outdoor bulk grow, and a small indoor casing. I dont have access to verm, or coir. Ive been trying to find jiffy mix, but had no luck so far. I'm thinking a mix of peat based soil with lime, with some extra peat added for a more fluffy texture. Put it on thin indoors only about 1/2 inch for a 2-3 inch deep substrate. Will this work, or is there a better option?


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Re: What to Case With? [Re: jtk]
    #4317656 - 06/20/05 06:11 PM (11 years, 5 months ago)

I don't think you will be able to get your moisture content correct without coir or vermiculite. Both mediums aid in retention of moisture.

Anyone else have an opinion on this?


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Re: What to Case With? [Re: jtk]
    #4317657 - 06/20/05 06:12 PM (11 years, 5 months ago)

i use jungle growth professional growers mix from lowes and add a little peat to the mix 5:1 mix/peat... just go to a garden store and start reading the bags of soil for ingredients.


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Re: What to Case With? [Re: pcubmycol]
    #4317670 - 06/20/05 06:14 PM (11 years, 5 months ago)

Hey Pcubmycol, what are the main ingredients to that mix you bought?


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Re: What to Case With? [Re: Wronguy]
    #4317691 - 06/20/05 06:19 PM (11 years, 5 months ago)

im also interested in whats in that soil you bought. I found some soil that's 50% peat, compsted forest materials, verm., and lime. Its called Schultz african violet potting mix.


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Re: What to Case With? [Re: Wronguy]
    #4317696 - 06/20/05 06:21 PM (11 years, 5 months ago)

Sphagnum Peat moss, Composted aged pine bark (i pick out the chunks of bark), Vermiculate, Lime, and a small amount of perlite and horicultural grade charcoal...

the mix works very well indoors, i have never done an outdoor grow but would imagine that it would work pretty well outdoors as well.

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the bag does not show any percentages on it but adding peat 5:1 mix/peat seems to give it a little boost. I have not tried adding more than that.


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