Container Mix, 20 Qts.

Container Mix, 20 Qts.

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Exclusive | The Perfect Container Mix for Planters

  • Lightweight planting mix has excellent moisture retention and good drainage
  • pH-balanced formula creates a healthy environment for root growth
  • Ideal for vegetables and flowers in all types of containers

Many soil mixes are too heavy for good root growth in planters. This premium, lightweight potting mix contains sphagnum peat, perlite and vermiculite to retain moisture without clumping or getting heavy. 20-quart bag.

  • Contains sphagnum peat, perlite and vermiculite
  • Gardener's Supply Exclusive

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Container Mix, 20 Qts.
 
4.8

(based on 124 reviews)

99%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Drains well (50)
  • Easy to use (49)
  • Lightweight (45)
  • Accelerated growth (28)
  • Long lasting (25)

Cons

  • Grows mold/mildew (4)

Best Uses

  • Outdoor plants (49)
  • Potted plants (46)
  • Plant transferal (26)
  • Vegetable gardens (25)
  • Household plants (23)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Avid gardener (86), Getting started (30), Master gardener (5)

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5.0

Container gardeners unite

By JoAnne

from washington,d.c.

About Me Getting Started

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Designed For Containers
  • Lightweight

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Container gardeners
    • Outdoor Plants

    Comments about Container Mix, 20 Qts.:

    Best for new plants in containers; and old ones will benefit as well. Great idea for this product--I haven't seen anything similar that is designed just for these plants. Looking forward to better results this year.

     
    5.0

    I have bought this product again and again

    By BW

    from Old Bridge, NJ

    About Me Avid Gardener

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Drains Well
    • Holding Capacity
    • Lightweight

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Outdoor Plants

      Comments about Container Mix, 20 Qts.:

      outside garden - inground and containers

       
      5.0

      This is the best!

      By Snowlilly

      from Galloway,nj

      About Me Avid Gardener

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Drains Well
      • Holding Capacity
      • Lightweight

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Outdoor Plants

        Comments about Container Mix, 20 Qts.:

        I have been buying this soil mix for years. Light and easy to use. I use it in all my flower boxes and planters. Flowers and plants are happy! At the end of the season I put it in my compost pile, so it can be reused in my regular flower beds the next year.

         
        4.0

        Soil Mix

        By Gardener

        from Finksburg, MD

        About Me Getting Started

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Drains Well
        • Lightweight

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Outdoor Plants
          • Plant Transferal

          Comments about Container Mix, 20 Qts.:

          cleaner than bags of soil purchased at box stores; but not soil for raised bed as described by customer service person. Great for flowers in pots. Bit more expensive than other places.

           
          4.0

          container mix

          By sarah

          from weston ct

          About Me Avid Gardener

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Drains Well
          • Easy Delivery Great Prod

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Container Mix, 20 Qts.:

              in the grow bags from gardeners supply

              (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              excellent container mix

              By a

              from philadelphia

              About Me Avid Gardener

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Drains Well
              • Holding Capacity
              • Lightweight

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Growing Seeds
                • Household Plants
                • Outdoor Plants
                • Plant Transferal

                Comments about Container Mix, 20 Qts.:

                This is a very nice mix for container gardening. It is relatively light because it is made up of peat moss, perlite, vermiculite and limestone. It is fluffy so it holds a fair bit of water and drains well. Because it's light it doesn't compress as much on roots and stems.

                The bag contains 20 quarts so imagine 5 gallons for milk. That's how much you get, so it will depend on how big your container is how far this will go.

                I've been using this mix for almost ten years and like it very much.

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Great container mix

                By Bob R Marlborough, Ct.

                from Marbolough, Ct.

                About Me Getting Started

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Drains Well
                • Holding Capacity

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Outdoor Plants
                  • Window Decoration

                  Comments about Container Mix, 20 Qts.:

                  Have used this product for 3 years now for my 4 window box flowers. Very happy with flower growth results. Would recommend others to use.

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Great product

                  By Jntfaye

                  from Vancouver, WA

                  About Me Avid Gardener

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Lightweight

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Household Plants
                    • Outdoor Plants

                    Comments about Container Mix, 20 Qts.:

                    The best container mix I have found. I couldn't mix a soil as good as this and it's so convenient.

                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    4.0

                    Used as a starter/potting mix

                    By Eve

                    from West Palm Beach, FL

                    About Me Avid Gardener

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Drains Well

                    Cons

                    • Grows Mold/Mildew

                    Best Uses

                    • Growing Seeds
                    • Plant Transferal

                    Comments about Container Mix, 20 Qts.:

                    This mix was used to start seedlings and then when the plants were large enough some was mixed into compost, a garden mix, perlite, vermiculite, and other amendments that add trace minerals for healthy plant and root growth. The plants are being grown in growing bags and they are growing up to two inches per day. This is the best year my husband and I have had and our mouths are watering just waiting for the harvest!

                    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Best Container Mix Ever

                    By sassycat

                    from Dallas, TX

                    About Me Getting Started

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Drains Well
                    • Holding Capacity
                    • Lightweight

                    Cons

                    • Grows Mold/Mildew

                    Best Uses

                    • Growing Seeds
                    • Outdoor Plants

                    Comments about Container Mix, 20 Qts.:

                    This is the best container mix I have found. As I am an elderly person, I appreciate that it comes in 20 lb bags. I am able to lift and maneuver them.

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