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Thursday, February 22, 2018

 

Container garden [update]

Went and picked up another bag of perlite for the bottom portion of the container mix. Purchased a mess of flowers for the flower bin that holds the flower pails. Different colors and different varieties. Mostly flowers in six packs plus  two or three in three inch pots. Have more flowers than I know what to do with now with all those six packs I purchased. Then I had gone to the dollartree and picked up the seven remaining pails with handles they had. Need to get more when they come in.

From Tuesday until today I have been finishing the rest of the container mix for the containers like I explained earlier except for maybe two gallons of the top portion with the vermiculite mix in the final container. Ran out of vermiculite as I needed to mix up potting [container] mix with vermiculite first for the seven flower pails to transplant at least seven flowers.

Need to trek out to the garden center for another bag of vermiculite and check the dollartree to see if they have more 10 quart pails with handles come in.

Only seen some tomato plants at Home Depot that came in. Considering picking up a nice four inch tomato plant when I get the vermiculite. Think it was a Bonnie plant best boy or big boy plant. Said it grows tomatoes around one pound each.

Figure out what to do with all the extra flowers now as six pack flowers are a lot less than the three inch pot jobs that only have one flower plant. Something like a $1.89 for a six pack compared to $3.89 for a three inch potted plant with one plant.


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