Will my plants get root rot? - Knowledgebase Question

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Question by stacywert
May 3, 2010
I recently filled a 16 inch container with 1/3 mushroom compost, 1/3 Natures Helper and 1/3 Miracle Grow Water Retaining mix for a few annuals. Now I

Answer from NGA
May 3, 2010


I think your mixture is just fine for your container. It will drain well, yet hold just the right amount of water for your plants. You can test the soil before watering - stick your finger down into the soil. If it is dry an inch beneath the surface, you can water; if it is still damp, you can wait a few days before watering. Hope this information helps.

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