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Germinating Mix, 9 Qts.

Germinating Mix, 9 Qts.

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Exclusive | Ask Any Gardener: Our Seed Starting Mix is the Best You Can Buy

  • Well-drained blend is the ideal planting mix for seed starting
  • Wicks moisture at the optimal rate for seedlings
  • Balanced pH, with trace minerals for healthy plant growth

Our professional Germinating Mix is a finely textured blend of sphagnum peat and vermiculite that is pH-adjusted. It also contains trace minerals to stimulate root growth. It's ideal for any type of seed starting system. 9-quart bag.

Product Details

  • Contains sphagnum peat, vermiculite and trace minerals
  • 9-quart bag weighs approx. 4 pounds
  • One bag fills 4 APS-24s or APS-40s, 8 APS-12s, or 1 APS-6
  • Gardener's Supply Exclusive

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Germinating Mix, 9 Qts.
 
4.8

(based on 655 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (559)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (90)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (2)

99%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Lightweight (308)
  • Accurate instructions (221)
  • Versatile (146)
  • Healthy (134)
  • Easy to use (83)

Cons

  • Small in size (31)
  • Pricey / poor value (8)
  • NO cons (4)
  • Pricey (3)

Best Uses

  • Indoors (346)
  • Garden (218)
  • Outdoors (58)
  • Seed starting (57)
  • Patio (38)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Avid gardener (436), Master gardener (99), Practical (54), Getting started (45), Budget shopper (24)
    • Primary use:
    • Personal (568), Business (12)

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5.0

Gardeners Supply Germinating Mix

By Squirrel Girl

from Harrisburg, PA

About Me Avid Gardener

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy to Use
  • Good Water Absorption
  • Lightweight

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Indoors
    • Outdoors
    • Seed Sowing

    Comments about Germinating Mix, 9 Qts.:

    I use this mix for spring seed starting. It is easy to use and the seeds germinate quickly using it. It also absorbs water quickly unlike some other seed starting mixes I have tried.

    • Primary use:
    • Personal
     
    5.0

    Perfect Seed Starting Medium

    By Pam the Carver

    from Sanatoga, PA

    About Me Avid Gardener

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Consistent Texture
    • Finely Milled

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Indoors
      • Seed starting

      Comments about Germinating Mix, 9 Qts.:

      I have been using Germinating Mix to start my vegetable and flower seeds for 27 years, beginning in 1987.

      One year, I saw a seed starting mix in a home center. It was less expensive, especially when factoring in shipping. I gave it a try. It was really bad. It was very coarse and full of big lumps of material. It was not at all suitable for starting many flower seeds which are so small that they cannot be covered. I lost a lot of seeds that year. I have stuck with Germinating Mix ever since. There is nothing like it.

      • Primary use:
      • Personal

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Germinating Mix

      By Carol the Gardener

      from Maine

      About Me Master Gardener

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Accurate Instructions
      • Attractive
      • Excellent Seed Starting
      • Hardy
      • Healthy
      • Lightweight
      • Versatile

      Cons

      • None

      Best Uses

      • Garden
      • Indoors
      • Outdoors
      • Starting Clippings
      • Starting Seeds

      Comments about Germinating Mix, 9 Qts.:

      I have used this product for quite a few years to start my seeds, it is an excellent seed starting soil. I have had wonderful results with it.

      • Primary use:
      • Personal
       
      5.0

      It solve my problem. it is excellent product

      By Isabelita

      from El Paso

      About Me Getting Started

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Accurate Instructions
      • Healthy
      • Lightweight

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Germinating Mix, 9 Qts.:

          it was great product that helped me to start growing my plantas.
          Thank you.

          • Primary use:
          • Personal

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          One More Great Product From Gardener's

          By Sansman

          from N. Ft. Myers, FL

          About Me Avid Gardener

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Accurate Instructions

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Germinating Mix, 9 Qts.:

              The product was used for germinating Adenium, Pachypodium and Fockea edulis seeds. The mix was easy to prepare and if the percentage of seeds germinating mean anthing, then I'd say the mix was a great choice. When the time comes, I'll certainly order this product again. Also, thanks for the quick turn around time from placing the order to receiving the product.

              • Primary use:
              • Personal

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              I ordered again because it is better

              By nic03

              from Henrico County , VA.

              About Me Avid Gardener

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Accurate Instructions
              • Grows Seedlings Better

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Indoors

                Comments about Germinating Mix, 9 Qts.:

                This is the absolute best seedling soil I have ever used. It is clean, with no mystery twigs, etc. and the seed seems yo develop stronger and faster.

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                • Personal
                 
                5.0

                Germinating Mix

                By Pumkin

                from Carp Lake, MI

                About Me Avid Gardener

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Healthy
                • Lightweight
                • Versatile

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Garden

                  Comments about Germinating Mix, 9 Qts.:

                  Have had excellent results with plant germination. No weeds.My seeds love the mix.

                  • Primary use:
                  • Personal
                   
                  5.0

                  Very Nice Texture - Wicks Water Well

                  By phxvalleygirl

                  from Tempe, AZ

                  About Me Avid Gardener

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Doesn't Get Soggy
                  • Great Texture
                  • Perfect Starter Medium
                  • Went A Long Way

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Indoors
                    • Outdoors

                    Comments about Germinating Mix, 9 Qts.:

                    I live in Arizona and bought this soil to start seedlings indoors for our winter garden. I thought I'd try it and "do it right" rather than create my own soil/compost. This soil is very beautiful in texture and lightly sifts through your hands. Seedlings started to germinate in record time (I added some mycorrhiza fungi also).

                    So far, I have 80 6 oz. plants started and I've used one bag and some of another bag. I bought three bags. I will definitely buy this again, as I want to ensure that my seedlings start out healthy and happy.

                    (I also watered with Buffaloam tea). Looking forward to a great winter garden!

                    • Primary use:
                    • Personal

                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Excellent For Starting Seeds

                    By ML

                    from Georgia

                    About Me Avid Gardener

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Accurate Instructions

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Germinating Mix, 9 Qts.:

                        I use this mix to start my seeds. Excellent mix....I get excellent germation and this is the perfect mix for the Growease starter trays. Very sastisfied with this mix and the price is fair.

                        • Primary use:
                        • Personal
                         
                        5.0

                        Graet to work with

                        By Rosie

                        from Latrobe, Pa

                        About Me Avid Gardener

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Accurate Instructions
                        • Lightweight
                        • Versatile

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Garden

                          Comments about Germinating Mix, 9 Qts.:

                          This product is excellant lightweight and produces great results!

                          • Primary use:
                          • Personal

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