Growing in Small Spaces

Dylys’ recipe for compost for pots and containers: DOGA Meeting April 11th 2012

Using a two gallon bucket as a measure:

  • 1 part home made compost
  • 1 part good loam
  • 3 parts either commercial compost or coco fibre. This can be mixed.
  • 1 part sharp sand. Vermiculite or perlite can be used.
  • 1 four or five inch pot of chicken pellets
  • 1 four inch pot organic fertilizer
  • Check for alkalinity and add lime until pH6.5
  • Add some water holding gel to help watering

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