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Q.With Large Garden Planters, Do I Have To Fill The Whole Thing With Soil Or Planting Compost Or Can I Half Fill It With Large Crock

Zone Uddingston- Glasgow | Anonymous added on May 10, 2021 | Answered

or newspapers ? Fairly new to using very large pots !

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Answered on May 13, 2021

I think your best bet is to put the plant's container into the larger container on top of whatever lightweight filler you decide on. It could be a long time before your plant is ready to be transplanted to a large planter. Newspaper will get wet and heavy, so you may want to consider something lighter. You can fill the bottom 1/3 with crushed aluminum cans, milk jugs, or nonbiodegradable packing peanuts. Here's more:


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