Evergreen Top Soil
I purchased several bags of Evergreen brand top soil to make a potting mix. One cubic foot of material packed in a heavy sealed plastic bag.
When I open the bag, there is a strong noticeable smell of ............. not pine or creasote, exactly, but quite strong. It gradually dispurses, especially after I add my other potting soil ingredients to the mix. It is a very dark natural brown color and has the texture of soil conditioner (pine fines or very small bark).
Does anyone know what I'm talking about? Similiar experience?
I do add a natural fertilizer and minerals to the mix.
I appreciate any help and hope I've come to the right forum to ask this question.