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Post  donnainzone5 9/12/2022, 11:25 am

So far, I don't believe it exists.

You won't need such a large quantity of materials if you start small, as Mel recommended, with one or two beds.

Coarse vermiculite can be found online, although supplies have been uncertain. 

Try for mushroom compost without added peat moss, Vital Life plant-based compost and fish compost (both sometimes found at grow stores), composted chicken or cow manure, leaf mold (bagged or homemade), Cedar Grove, or Purely Compost.  A small amount of worm castings, no more than 10% of the total, is beneficial.

Big Box stores typically don't carry more than one suitable compost, if that.  Grow stores and garden centers are much better bets.

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