Growing medium

Sujit Hart
Tue, 10 Jul 2012 11:11:30 PDT
What is the importance of putting a thin layer of coarse grit? I see that
im many of the photos posted.

Houston, Texas

On Tue, Jul 10, 2012 at 3:15 AM, David Retief <> wrote:

> Hi Guys,
> I'd like to ask everyone what they think is the best medium to germinate
> and grow cape bulb seedlings?  I know this probably differs a lot from
> person to person, and possibly from species to species, but I'm looking for
> a good mix to use for all my seeds that germinate outside in the cape
> winter weather (cold and rainy.)  I've been using a mixture of 1:1:1
> peat:///perlite:sand/ with a thin layer of coarse grit (5mm) on top which has
> been pretty successful, but I am sure there is a wealth of experience and
> knowledge on this topic, which is why I posted this.
> Thanks all,
> David.
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