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Old 21-03-2005, 07:09 AM
Eyebright Eyebright is offline
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Originally Posted by ghbt
Hi, I need some more soil for plant pots.

I have acess to a heap of ordinary garden soil which seems alright,
my understanding of commercial potting composts is that what you are paying for is the fibre content without which soils in containers quickly become too compacted to allow functional root activity.

also the stuff in the bags is sterile un-like garden soil.

for longer lasting nutrient content add those pellets i forget the name...the slow release things people mistake for slug eggs.