Vermiculite holds water and fertilizer in the potting mix. It also contains calcium and magnesium, and has a near-neutral pH. Vermiculite comes in different grades. Medium grade is usually used for starting seeds. A coarse grade can be used in soil mix for older plants.
Black Forest is an organic soil builder for roses, shrubs, trees and lawns. A blend of all natural ingredients including sphagnum peat moss, composted hen manure, composted shellfish and dark bark. It is also pH adjusted with lime as needed. A dark, rich soil conditioner designed for planting trees and shrubs. The combination of compost and old bark helps aerate compacted soil and improves drainage.
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Canadian Spaghnum Peat Moss
Peat moss is a very stable source of organic material that holds a great deal of water and air and does not decompose quickly. Peat moss is quite acidic (pH 3.5-4.0); limestone is added to the mix to balance the pH. Hyde Park, a Younger, lighter colored peat moss does a better job of providing air space than does older, darker peats that have few large pores for air space.
Tired of topsoil that is mostly sand or mud? MOO DIRT is a completely organic manufactured topsoil that is high in organic matter, compost based, and is the best topsoil available in the marketplace.
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