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Q.Starting Mix Recipe

Zone 00602 | Anonymous added on April 8, 2021 | Answered

Hello, I would like to prepare my own starting mix with 1 part peat moss and 1 part perlite. How much lime and bone meal should I include per volume of peat moss? Thank you. Attentively, Kenneth

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Answered on April 8, 2021

I would do no more than 1 tablespoon of each to each gallon of peat. Scale up as needed. Generally speaking, a half cup of each will do about 8 gallons of peat.

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