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Q.Can I Use Inground Potting Soil In Pots?

Zone Phoenix, Az. | dusterdee added on May 17, 2022 | Answered

I’m wondering if I can use an inground potting soil in my pots without adding ground soil.

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Answered on May 18, 2022

I would not use topsoil or soil from the ground in container. Often, it is too thick to suit container gardening. Make sure to use a good potting soil, or amend the topsoil with plenty of perlite, vermiculite, coco coir, peat moss, gypsum, and other materials to lighten it up.



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