Re: soil works, Dupla doesn't ( for me )
> * To: Aquatic-Plants at actwin_com
> * Subject: Re: soil works, Dupla doesn't (for me)
> * From: krombhol at felix_TECLink.Net (Paul Krombholz)
> * Date: Tue, 23 Jul 1996 13:47:13 -0500
Paul K. wrote:
> I noticed that you felt that it was risky going with potting soil. One
> comment is that presently you are using topsoil, which is quite different
> from potting soil. Topsoil is mostly mineral, and potting soil is almost
> completely organic, being mainly composted bark and peat. If your plant is
> doing well with topsoil, why not try a few more plants with that? Another
> comment is that there are very successful growers of aquatic plants who use
> potting soil, others who use peat, topsoil, and, of course, laterite.
I thought top soil is better than potting soil because potting soil has
"something" in or not in it that discourages weeds from popping up in the
pot??? I am just asking if this is true or not.
> Paul Krombholz Tougaloo College, Tougaloo, MS 39174
> In steamy Mississippi.