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Best seed starting soil for mini greenhouse?

Discussion in 'Gardening' started by 3riverschick, Mar 4, 2014.

  1. 3riverschick

    3riverschick Poultry Lit Chaser

    May 19, 2009
    western PA
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    I really don't know what I am doing, just gathering everything together the book says I need to start seeds. Does this forum have a thread for absolute beginners in seed starting?
    Thanks so much for your help!
    Karen in western PA, USA , Growing zone 6B
    at the foot of the western side of the Laurel Ridge of the Alleghenies. 15658
    Last edited: Mar 4, 2014
  2. lazy gardener

    lazy gardener Chicken Obsessed

    Nov 7, 2012
    I do a lot of seedlings, so buy a bale of Pro-Mix. I love it and a bale will last me 2 - 3 years depending on how many seedlings or potting I do. economically, I don't think you'll find a better deal if you have somewhere to store it. I leave it sitting outside my garage on 2 x 4's, under the overhang, so it doesn't get wet. I just need to remember to bring it inside before I need to start seedlings so it will thaw out!

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