The mixture should be light, seedling mixes are a good choice. My current favorite is a 50-50 mix of Just Right Xtra and Just Right Lite. Add enough water to make a doughlike consistancy, and let set for 1-2 hours. The mix should be able to be pressed into balls and somewhat hold their shape.
Allow the cubes to dry and they will firm up. However, they will always be a bit fragile, and are much easier to break than commercially made cubes.
I took advantage of the three day weekend to set up some 65 gallon root pouch fabric pots to use as raised gardening containers. The trellis is good and sturdy for this year, I’m not sure exactly what it was before, but it is a trellis now. For a growing medium, I am using a […]
I received some samples from the good folks over at EP Minerals and EnviroTech Soil Solutions, Inc., who make diatomaceous earth (DE) products. I like and use DE, so it won’t be hard to put them to good use. It Starts with Diatoms Algae are simple aquatic plants which include multi-celled forms such as Kelp […]
I was invited to visit the facility where Empire Builder is mixed. I was really impressed with how clean and nice the compost they use was. It was a “hot” pile, and had a clean earthy smell to it. This is my first time using the product, but the ingredients appear to be top notch. […]