plant mixes/Amaryllis belladonna

diana chapman
Sat, 30 Jul 2005 16:53:43 PDT
> From: Mary Sue Ittner
> "Many years ago I had my husband buy me some decomposed granite after
> everyone raved about it. He got the kind with fines. I think it weighed
> more than sand so using it made the pots very heavy and it kind of clumped
> together so it didn't seem to me that there would be much air in the mix
> all."

The decomposed granite that is sold by landscape materials suppliers is
intended for paths and has a high content of clay.  It is machine compacted,
and the clay makes it bind together and form a hard surface.  It isn't
intended for horticultural use.


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