What Do You Think Of Coconut Coir?

Adam Fikso adam14113@ameritech.net
Wed, 28 Jul 2010 15:22:08 PDT
The only  time I uded coconut coir,(with a soil and bark mix) it kept things 
too wet (indoors--with clay pots.) .Adam in Glenview, IL.  Z 5a
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From: "Josh Young" <joshy46013@yahoo.com>
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Subject: [pbs] What Do You Think Of Coconut Coir?

> Hi Guys,
>    I've been experimenting with my potting mixes, right now I am kinda 
> playing
> with Coconut Coir, I've noticed it's VERY fast draining but it also 
> retains good
> moisture!  I use a lot of vermiculite, bark, perlite and usually maybe a 
> small
> bit of peat. I usually try to add bone and blood meal into my mixes as 
> well!  I
> don't like soil mixtures, too heavy!
>    What do you guys use?  I need some good suggestions!
> Joshua Young
> Anderson, IN (It's pouring cats and dogs!!!!!)
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