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Name: Susan
Grandrivers, ky
Jan 18, 2018 1:52 PM CST
What does everyone or anyone know about earthgro potting soil? Reviews on the www are not good pertaining to seedlings. I have hundreds of seedlings ready for transplanting into 6 packs and 4×4 starters.
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Name: Daisy I
Reno, Nv (Zone 6b)
Not all who wander are lost
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Jan 18, 2018 2:59 PM CST
Hi Susan,

I've never used it but after reading the reviews, I never will. Eleven pages of "full of weed seeds", "full of garbage including nails, bottom caps....", and "too much manure - my plants are dead".

Take it back to the store and get something with a better reputation.
Life is not a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and proclaiming...."WOW What a Ride!!" -Mark Frost

Name: Susan
Grandrivers, ky
Jan 18, 2018 6:33 PM CST
I talked my boss/ mentor, we've decided to use it as filler to help amend the clay that we have here when planting in ground
Name: Porkpal
Richmond, TX
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Jan 18, 2018 7:29 PM CST
It does sound like land-fill material.
Name: Will Creed
Professional indoor plant consultan
Jan 19, 2018 11:30 AM CST
My seedlings have always done very well with a mix of plain peat moss or coir and perlite. Completely sterile and pest and disease-free, which is important for tender seedlings with fragile roots and stems.
Will Creed
Horticultural Help, NYC
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