Although commercial pre-packaged potting soils are widely available in the market, you can easily make one at home with the same benefits, free yourself from the hassle of purchasing, and even turn it into a fun activity for your kids.
Gardeners use a variety of soil mixtures depending on their plants’ needs. In general, potting mediums must meet the basic plant root requirements for air, water, nutrients, and support. These vary depending on the plants and their growth stages.
When making your own mix, working from a recipe should be perfect for you. Once you understand the different types of ingredients needed for this, it would then be a lot easier for you to create your own versions.
Learn more about:
- Different blends needed for a potting mix
- Sample potting mix recipes
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