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can i repot a boston fern with miracle grow

Posted by michael1846 6 (My Page) on
Mon, Oct 28, 13 at 15:37

can i repot my boston fern with miricle grow potting soil i need to repot before winter please reply!!!!!!!


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RE: can i repot a boston fern with miracle grow

bet you would get a very specific answer in the houseplant or fern forum ...

personally .. i would never use any media.. that already has the fert in it ...

how do they know every plant will appreciate what they put in ???

ken


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RE: can i repot a boston fern with miracle grow

Not all MG has fert in it, but I would agree, also worrying it might not be evenly mixed or too strong for house plants - or I'll forget and fertilize when fert'ing other plants. If all your plants are in that, the last wouldn't be a concern for you. The issues folks can have with peaty potting soil usually take more than a few months to manifest, so, worst-case-scenario, you won't like it and can change it again in the spring. Compared to having its' roots crammed/with no soil, the fern would probably pick the MG even if something else might be preferable. Ferns aren't that picky, IMHO/E. FWIW, I put a few plants in the ground last spring and they stayed evergreen, through a winter-low of 25 here. Same thing at my Mom's house a few miles away. They seem to be much more concerned about not drying out.


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RE: can i repot a boston fern with miracle grow

ok i did it the miracel grow is oldish so i am using organic fert like worm castings and coffee grounds they are doing awsome


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