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Mel's Mix is the ideal soil for growing vegetables, herbs and flowers. It's proven, unique formula is perfect for raised bed gardening and does not require fertilizers. Containing 1/3 coarse vermiculite, 1/3 peat moss and more than 5 unique composts; it's loaded with nutrients and minerals. It also has excellent moisture control so you don't need to worry about over and under watering. It's ready to use right out of the bag, it saves you time and money so you can grow fresh, organic produce right in your backyard. For a 4x4 box 6" deep, you'll need 8 cubic feet of Square Foot Gardening Soil to fill it.
We also recommend you make your own Mels Mix! Its a good experience and fun!
(Shipping is very costly.)
How To Make Mel's Mix: Detailed instructions in the Book "All new Square Foot Gardening"
8 cubic feet needed for a 4x4 6" deep box.
1/3 Coarse Vermiculite
1/3 Peat moss or Coconut Coir
1/3 BLENDED Composts (Must have at least 4-5 varieties which may include dairy and poultry manures, bone meal, blood meal, kelp meal, worm castings, potting soil, forest hummus or fine mulch) Making your own compost is even better!
FOR SHIPPING: Growell in AZ, NM,NV and CA produces and ships a 32 Qt bag of Mels Mix. Visit website or call 1.800.352.3245 for availability in your area.
Home Depot will ship the Growell brand or one of our Certified Instructors in your area may be able to help you with Mel's Mix.
Buy Coarse Vermiculite Here