Water retained by various soil ingredients

Peter Taggart petersirises@gmail.com
Tue, 30 Oct 2012 16:12:47 PDT
I agree Alberto, with the exception that a very free draining mix may be
given a much more stable moisture content by adding a small proportion of
moisture retaining ingredients.
Peter (UK)

On Tue, Oct 30, 2012 at 9:40 PM, Alberto Castillo <ezeizabotgard@hotmail.com
> wrote:

> Coir, peat, and fines like fine sand, pumice fines or perlite fines are
> extremely water retaining and wil not release it readily. No problem if you
> can adjust your watering to their properties but if your bulbs are exposed
> to rainfall it will be a disaster.

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