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Need some quick advice

Posted by barb_roselover_in 5a (My Page) on
Sat, May 14, 11 at 10:45

Going to have to do my gardening in containers for this summer because have to have some surgery and not able to get into the garden proper. Could some of you tell me what you add to the soil already in your bigger containers that would enable me to plant some of my vegetables in the containers. Looking at six to eight weeks of recovery and checking in the latter part of next week. Thanks. Barb

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RE: Need some quick advice

Good luck with the surgery, Barb!

I replace almost all of the soil in my large containers.

This year, I started with bark and perlite, and then added a small fraction of the old soil
back into the bark/perlite mix. Then I added Dolomitic Lime - 1 tablespoon per gallon of mix -
as well as some Osmocote 4-month release (3-1-2 nutrient ratio).


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