Al's Gritty Mix... is this used mainly for indoor/ potted or ext
I was wondering about Al's gritty mix (1 part Bark Fines, 1 part Turface, 1 part Granite) in my dry mediteranian Southern california Coastal climate. 10 b sunset-24.
First off I'm using 1 part Red wood fines (Kellogg's big R) and 2 parts Pumice.
Would it be OK to use a mix like 1 part Kellogg's Patio Plus (it's an outdoor potting plend of fir bark,worm castings, chicken manure, bark, pumice etc) in my mix? I have tons of bags of this that I bought and can get them REALLY cheap.
I was thinking this might be OK and healthier for the succulents so that there's actually some nutrients in the soil. I guess with Al's Mix, there's not actual decomposed things like the worm castings/ manure. Wouldn't some of this be beneficial? Or do you just have to keep liquid fertilizing Al's Mix?
Anyone mix regular potting soil with the Al's gritty mix?