Re: possible mixture?
Thu, 3 Aug 1995 12:47:11 -0400

In a message dated 95-08-02 20:16:19 EDT, you write:

>> i just came across a small possibility.....for plants that is.
>> i was looking on my porch and came across a bag of african violet
>> mix, it contains, peat moss, perlite, and limestone,
> ^^^^^^^^^
>> so what do you think? would it work for CP's?
>> charles
>Nix that one - the lime assures an alkaline soil, which is death to
>cps with a few exception. Also, a lot of prepared mixes have a
>amount of fertilizers in them.
Boy, I wouldn't even use this one for African Violets! They like acid soil.