Soil
Q.

difference between tlc potting soil and tlc premium

Zone Harrah | Anonymous added on March 31, 2016 | Answered

What is the difference between tlc potting soil and tlc premium potting soil? If it is fertilizer in the premium, what fertilizer should be put in the tlc potting soil?

A.
A.Answers to this queston: Add Answer
Downtoearthdigs
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on April 1, 2016

There are four different types of potting soils: all purpose, premium, professional and plant specific.

All-purpose potting soil is appropriate for adding ingredients, such as plant food (fertilizer). The type of fertilizer you use largely depends on what plants you're planting. What plants are you planting?

Premium mixes help augment water drainage and aeration with the addition of perlite and vermiculite. Some premium mixes include water-soluble or slow-release fertilizer. The bag of "TLC premium potting soil" should say if it contains fertilizer or not.

Professional mixes contain materials that are more completely processed and are usually very high quality.

Plant-specific soils are premium mixes designed specifically for a certain plant's needs, such as cactus or African violets.

00
Was this answer useful?

Log in or sign up to help answer this question.
Did you find this helpful? Share it with your friends!

You must be logged into your account to answer a question.

If you don't have an account sign up for an account now.

Looking for more?
here are more questions about...
Soil
Join Us - Sign up to get all the latest gardening tips!

Do you know a lot about gardening?
Become a GKH Gardening Expert

Learn More