What Is the White Stuff in Potting Soil?

Answer Potting soil (fresh from its packaging) is a combination of organic materials and soil that also may include perlite, compost, bark, vermiculite, peat or sphagnum moss, sand, or water-retention cry... Read More »

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Is Soil Better for Plant Growth Than Potting Soil?

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Can we use potting soil as lawn soil?

It is possible to use potting soil on lawns. It is an excellent way to seed a lawn, as potting soil is specially formulated to help seed grow and root. It also holds water better than plain soil an... Read More »

What is in potting soil?

Potting soil contains a mix of ingredients and provides nutrients that are beneficial to plants. Packaged potting soil typically consists of dirt, fertilizer, perlite, organic matter or vermiculite... Read More »

Is potting soil bad for vegetables?

Potting soil is not bad for vegetables. High-quality, lightweight potting mix is preferable over using soil from the garden, which may compact, contain weeds, insects or pathogens in container gard... Read More »