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Scotts soil?

by Timmy » Tue Jan 19, 2010 11:43 pm

My bio teacher game me some soil by SCOTT'S and it said it had sphagnum peat moss perlite and plant food and NO ferlilizer. WOuld that be fine?
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Re: Scotts soil?

by Adam » Tue Jan 19, 2010 11:46 pm

Nope. The "plant food" part will kill your plants.

You need peat moss and pool sand. Add distilled water and mix (half and half). That's the easiest.
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Re: Scotts soil?

by Timmy » Tue Jan 19, 2010 11:47 pm

Adam wrote:Nope. The "plant food" part will kill your plants.

You need peat moss and pool sand. Add distilled water and mix (half and half). That's the easiest.



Err--Erm what if I pick it out? Or what good brands and products do you know?
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Re: Scotts soil?

by Adam » Tue Jan 19, 2010 11:52 pm

You should just look for peat moss. Then pool sand. Plain. With nothing :)
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Re: Scotts soil?

by Timmy » Tue Jan 19, 2010 11:59 pm

Adam wrote:You should just look for peat moss. Then pool sand. Plain. With nothing :)



Know any brands?
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Re: Scotts soil?

by kittyklaws » Wed Jan 20, 2010 12:24 am

Hoffman Spaghnum Peat Moss 10QT $5.07
http://www.amazon.com/Hoffman-15503-10Q ... B0000CBITW
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Re: Scotts soil?

by kittyklaws » Wed Jan 20, 2010 12:27 am

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Re: Scotts soil?

by Matt » Wed Jan 20, 2010 1:48 am

Timmy wrote:Know any brands?

Any brand of peat moss will work fine. I like Premier:
http://www.google.com/search?q=premier+peat+moss
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Re: Scotts soil?

by 95slvrZ28 » Wed Jan 20, 2010 1:53 am

psssttt...Matt...

The white space in your search confused the forum hyperlink...

To the OP: You should be able to find some regular old non-enriched peat at your local hardware store.

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Re: Scotts soil?

by Matt » Wed Jan 20, 2010 2:11 am

95slvrZ28 wrote:psssttt...Matt...

The white space in your search confused the forum hyperlink...

Fixed, thanks Blake!
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