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Soilless Potting Mix


Anonymous added on May 11, 2011 | Answered

What is a soilless planting? Does it mean like small gravel?


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Nikki
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Answered on May 12, 2011

There's no real soil in soilless mixes. Most brands contain peat moss, vermiculite and perlite. Other additions include composted bark and other organic materials. Soilless mix is lightweight, water retentive, and well drained. Here is more info: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/garden-how-to/soil-fertilizers/soilless-growing-mediums.htm

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