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Old 11-07-2009, 10:22 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Exclamation Store bought soil and what's in it.

In the LA Times this morning.
The dirt on dirt: Do you know what's in yours? | L.A. at Home | Los Angeles Times

These are the links contained in that article.

Are store-bought soils safe for growing vegetables? --

A city slicker and a farmer in one --

Where to turn for soil testing --

The Dry Garden: L.A. trails San Francisco in the quest to divert food scraps from landfills | L.A. at Home | Los Angeles Times

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Old 11-07-2009, 11:07 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Thanks for posting this. There was a time when I made all my own and was pretty much exactly what was mentioned: compost, peat and perlite. Sounds like a good time to get back to that.
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