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Hey guys Im starting an Indoor for first time. I bought two diferent bags of soil to see if I can mix them or just use One..

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Β The Yellow lable is a cheap One the other is for Indoor gardening.. my question is wich the best and if I can mix them a bit to get more properties.

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Posted : August 3, 2020 5:53 pm
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@noobgrowerpt I'm not sure on that myself but maybe @twisted1 or

@templegrower might have a better idea of that

@mossbeardmitch might know better aswell

Curious myself haha

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@colacody I used that Yellow one sometimes for the begining stage then transplant to my backyard.. but dont know if its good for all the way for Indoor grow

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@noobgrowerpt it should work fine then but you will probably need nutrients for later on and your gonna wanna go full organic nutrients because salt based nutrient will roast all the living microbes in the soil. But if your looking for if the soil will feed the plant the entire run through I'm not sure....and that could depend on genetics as well because some plants will EAT and others will eat maybe half....so it's a balance game usually lol....fun stuff 

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So both of those look like they're a standard potting soil mix (peat/compost + drainage) with a little bit of an NPK fertilizer added in. The green one has its NPK content listed - in 1L of soil there is supposedly 3g of 18-8-11 + micro fertilizer - which I assume is a good amount, lol. The yellow bag seems to be the same type of thing, but with much less NPK per L of soil (i.e., 1g = 1000mg, so it would have 0.2-0.19-0.3 if you read it in the same units as the green bag is listed in). So that one will likely need additional fertilizer added sooner as there isn't nearly as much in it as the green bag to begin with. Not to say that you wont need to feed if you use the green bag as well - you likely will eventually. I'm just not really sure what '3.0g/L of 18-8-11 fertilizer' really means in terms of whether or not that will be enough food, and for how long. If that makes sense.

Unit conversion gets friggin confusing though, especially getting into volume.

Basically tho, I think they are basic-style potting soils, with the green one being slightly more fortified than the yellow. Definitely not a 'supersoil' or anything like that.

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Posted : August 4, 2020 9:00 pm
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@templegrower hey bro. Thanks for the reply. I get that info man really apreciate you. As nutrients I ordered a Trypack indoor by BioBizz cause its a 100% organic they say kkk.

Just waiting for it to get here also waiting for my seeds to start working on them.

 

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Nice. Yeah, I'm sure that will be great. πŸ‘Β 

What seeds do you have coming?

 
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Posted : August 4, 2020 10:44 pm
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Unit conversion gets friggin confusing though

Mate, it drives me crazy! Why cant we have one type of measurement scale, used world wide??!! Feck this conversion shit.

 
Posted : August 11, 2020 12:14 am
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