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Soil Mix Options

Posted by Joel Anderson on

We have come up with 2 self watering container mix options that we know will get your Glowpear Urban Garden going.

Option 1 - No Mess, No Fuss

  • 2 x 25 L bags of premium organic potting mix (ensure it contains fertilizer, and bark fines)

  • 1 x 5 L Bag of Perlite

  • Mix together and fill the planter, plant soil with seeds or seedlings, then top with pea straw to lock in moisture.

  • Periodic watering with worm tea or organic liquid fertilizer will help to promote flowering and fruiting.

Option 2 - For The Hardcore Enthusiast

  • Approximately 30 L of organic matter such as composted chicken manure, dried worm castings, and composted garden waste

  • Approximately 20 L of bark fines (pine bark mulch)

  • 1 x 5 L Bag of Perlite

  • Consider adding seaweed extract, blood & bone, and/ or organic NPK (Nitrogen, Phosphate & Potassium).

  • Mix together and fill the planter, plant soil with seeds or seedlings, then top with pea straw to lock in moisture.

  • Periodic watering with worm tea or organic liquid fertilizer will help to promote flowering and fruiting.


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