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Container Gardening: Help Dealing with Waterlogged Soils

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tapla

tapla
Bay City, MI
(Zone 6a)

September 11, 2010
11:54 AM

Post #8093081

I have posted a thread that contains some tips that I think have at least the potential to become part of the bag of tricks container gardeners employ to deal with heavy (water-retentive soils). I didn't want to post it on multiple forums, so I posted where I'm most at home - the Container Gardening Forum. For those that might already know everything I shared, I apologize, but I'm most interested in helping those who are struggling with waterlogged soils and want/need some relief. The embedded link below will take you to the thread:

http://davesgarden.com/community/forums/t/1128179/


I am posting this message on a few forums in the hope that those who read it will feel it merits sending growers struggling with water retention issues in containers over for a read as you come across them in your forum adventures.

Al

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tapla

tapla
Bay City, MI
(Zone 6a)

September 11, 2010
1:14 PM

Post #8093208

Lol - oops - I think I messed up and posted this note AND the thread it refers to on the same forum. Another 'duh!' moment. ;o) My bad.

Al
merrymath
Morrisville, PA
(Zone 6b)

September 12, 2010
2:30 PM

Post #8095115

Your soil recipes calls for CRF ... what is CRF?

MARY

tapla

tapla
Bay City, MI
(Zone 6a)

September 12, 2010
5:01 PM

Post #8095402

Actually, I meant to link to this thread:

http://davesgarden.com/community/forums/t/1128179/

and not to the Container Gardening Forum in general. I've edited the original post. Sorry for the confusion.

CRF = Controlled Release Fertilizer (like Osmocote & others).

Al

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