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Post  shocks20 on 4/14/2010, 12:42 am

I'm just wondering if anyone uses their mix for potted plants and/or vegetables? If all or most of my tomato seeds do well, I will not have enough space in my boxes. I was planning on using a few large pots for them if needed. What are your experiences?
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Post  happyfrog on 4/14/2010, 6:46 am

i do it all the time.

heck, i have a front stone staircase on front yard going to front door/porch and there's many containers there - recently i bought 'busboy' containers and planted strawberries and gladiolus in them (each busboy container ends up being equiv to 2 squares - give or take a couple inches.) if you use a container not originally 'intended' for gardening, make sure you drill holes in the bottom for drainage. Smile

it works for me. i even put tape on the containers to show that they're divided sfg way. *grin*

the mix is the secret to success!! Smile

happy gardening!
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Post  Magnoliaman on 4/16/2010, 3:31 pm

I've got herbs, tomatoes, and strawberries in various containers with Mel's Mix. This is the first year I've tried it, but thus far the growth has been remarkable.

Someone gave me a brand new "tomato tree" stand. I plan to buy some sturdy hanging baskets, drill a large hole in the bottom, and plant "Sugar Snack" tomatoes Topsy Turvy style using Mel's Mix. I have no idea what to expect.
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