Organic Planting Mix
Daron Joffe, the founder of Farmer D Organics, is committed to biodynamic farming and earth-friendly practices. His custom planting mix provides ideal drainage, moisture retention and fertility.
- All-natural and organic planting mix ideal for filling raised beds and containers.
- Made using local and sustainable ingredients, including special Biodynamic® ingredients that support the soil’s vitality and the health of the plants that grow in it.
- Custom formula is a balanced blend of peat, compost and aged pine bark.
- Each batch contains a large percentage of Farmer D Organics Biodynamic Blend Compost that is hand turned over a 10- to 12-week maturation period.
- Offers optimal drainage, moisture retention and fertility.
- Rich, living soil; not sterilized.
- 8-qt. bag: 10 lb.
- 25.5-qt. bag: 33 lbs.
- Made in USA.
- Use & Care
- Fill containers with planting mix almost to the top of the container, then mix in 1/2–3/4 lb. Farmer D Organic Fertilizer per cubic foot of planting mix.
- Use as a bedding mix by mounding on top of existing soil: pre-mix Farmer D Fertilizer at 1/2–3/4 lb. per cubic foot of Planting Mix. Mound prepared planting mix on top of either tilled or mulched ground 4"–8" deep and plant.
- You can also plant directly in the bag: For deep-rooting crops, open top of bag, mix in a handful of Farmer D Fertilizer, plant and water. For shallow-rooting crops like herbs and lettuce, lay bag flat, cut small slits every 6", mix a pinch of fertilizer into the hole, set seed or plants in the hole, and water.
- 45% aged pine bark, 30% Farmer D Biodynamic Compost (composted cotton gin waste, composted pine peelings, chicken litter, composted green waste, peat humus, granite dust and biodynamic preparations [processed yarrow, chamomile, nettle, oak bark, dandelion, valerian and horsetail herb]), 15% peat humus, 10% topsoil, 5% sand.
This item will be shipped directly from the manufacturer and is not eligible for rush shipping. Please allow up to four weeks for delivery.
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