Soil Amendments
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Preparing potting soil for planting a spring garden in elevated garden bed 2\’ off ground?

Zone League City Tx. Zone III | SusanBryan added on November 27, 2017 | Answered

Can I use store bought potting soil for vegetable garden? What should I add to potting soil to make it ready for planting vegetables this coming spring? I live in southeast Tx.

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BushDoctor
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Answered on November 27, 2017

Often, potting soil from the store is already ready to go right out of the bag, as long as it is a high quality organic mix. Otherwise It may lack things such as dolomitic lime, or beneficial bacteria.

This link will take you to a collection of articles on soil building: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/garden-how-to/soil-fertilizers/

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