Home-Made Composts for Seeds and Plants

 

SEED MIXTURE WITH SOIL

1 part by bulk good garden soil

1 part by bulk sphagnum peat (medium grade)

1 part by bulk coarse sand

 

SEED MIXTURE WITHOUT SOIL

Equal parts by bulk sphagnum peat (medium grade) and coarse sand

There is little plant food in this mixture and so seedlings should be pricked out as soon as possible into a rather richer mixture.

 

POTTING MIXTURE WITH SOIL

2 parts by bulk good garden soil

1 part by bulk sphagnum peat (medium grade)

1 part by bulk coarse sand

To each 9 litre (2 gallon) bucketful of this mixture add 28g (loz) of National Growmore fertilizer or a slow-release fertilizer such as En. Mag., Sustanum or Osmocote.

 

home made composts for seeds and plants POTTING MIXTURE WITHOUT SOIL

2 parts by bulk sphagnum peat (medium grade)

1 part by bulk coarse sand

To each 9 litre (2 gallon) bucketful of this mixture add 14g (1/2oz ) of Vitox Q4 or a slow-release fertilizer, as above.

 

05. April 2011 by admin
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