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Post  newstart 11/24/2011, 11:32 pm

I have been doing lots of research and read and checking.

so someone said that you can use coconut coir instead of peat moss. Has anyone done this? And if so what were the results. I am getting ready to shop for prices on both and see which will be a better deal. Also with using the coconut coir its more of a renewable source than the peat moss.

Any thoughts
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Post  arla 11/24/2011, 11:51 pm

This post

https://squarefoot.forumotion.com/t4571-mel-s-mix-ingredients-alternatives

Seems to have that coir is just as good as peat moss, at least according to some.
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Post  newstart 11/25/2011, 12:26 am

Thank you Arla, I think this mayne the right option for me. will check around and see what i can find and what price.
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Post  southern gardener 11/25/2011, 12:31 am

we have purchased the pre-mixed Mel's Mix,, and it has both the coir and peat moss in it, and it's working fine! Go for it, and have fun!!
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