Various Soil Mixes

Listed below are various soil mix recipes that one might like to try, I personally have not tried any of them I found them and decided to list them in case someone would like to try any of them. Some of these recipes may be quite old and the ingredients may not still be available, but are included here to give the grower an idea where to start.

Mix Containing Soil (from AVSA magazine)

6 quarts potting mix
3 quarts Perlite
1 quart Vermiculite
1/4 quart ground eggshells
1/4 quart charcoal
1 tablespoon Superphosphate

Soilless Mix (from AVSA magazine)

3 parts Canadian sphagnum peat moss
2 parts Vermiculite
1 part Perlite
1/4 part ground charcoal
2 tablespoons dolomite lime
1 tablespoons bone meal
1 tablespoons Superphosphate

Another Soilless Mix (from AVSA magazine)

1 gallon peat moss
1 gallon Vermiculite
1 gallon Perlite
8 tablespoons dolomite lime
1 cup charcoal
4 teaspoon Ferban

Leaf Starter Mix (from AVSA magazine)

2 parts Vermiculite
1 part Perlite
1 part charcoal

Yet another mix

(this is probably used by more people than any other) This is also the one recipe that I keep going back to, and am currently using now.

1 part Vermiculite
1 part Perlite
1 part peat moss

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