Germinating Mix, 9 Qts.
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, sterile 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.

  • 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 640 reviews)

99%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Lightweight (299)
  • Accurate instructions (213)
  • Versatile (141)
  • Healthy (129)
  • Easy to use (81)

Cons

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

Best Uses

  • Indoors (339)
  • Garden (213)
  • Seed starting (56)
  • Outdoors (53)
  • Patio (38)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Avid gardener (423), Master gardener (98), Practical (54), Getting started (44), Budget shopper (24)
    • Primary use:
    • Personal (553), Business (12)

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5.0

Perfect Blend for Seeds and Sprouts

By WEO Farm

from PA

About Me Avid Gardener

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Accurate Instructions
  • High quality

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Garden
    • Greenhouse
    • Indoors

    Comments about Germinating Mix, 9 Qts.:

    Perfect blend for starting seeds. Holds moisture without 'balling up'. Odor-free. Good price for quanity.

    • Primary use:
    • Personal
     
    4.0

    Great seed geminating mix

    By Fast Eddie

    from West Orange, NJ

    About Me Avid Gardener

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Accurate Instructions
    • Hardy

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Germinating Mix, 9 Qts.:

        Product is easy to use and performs well. I'd recommend it to anyone starting plants from seeds.

        • Primary use:
        • Personal
         
        5.0

        just what we needed

        By educator grade 4

        from Fargo ND

        About Me Getting Started

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Healthy
        • Lightweight
        • Versatile

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Indoors

          Comments about Germinating Mix, 9 Qts.:

          Just starting a school garden with a group of 4th graders. This mix was easy to use.

          • Primary use:
          • Business
           
          5.0

          This Mix vs Big Box Germinating Mix

          By German Johnson

          from Littleton, NH

          About Me Avid Gardener

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

          • Lightweight

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Garden
            • Indoors

            Comments about Germinating Mix, 9 Qts.:

            Bought this while buying other things. Wanted to try somthing different. Outstanding.

            This mixture is very, very light. Root growth on cabbage seed was exceptional, tomatoes very good and peppers as good as any but peppers really don't explode until the heat comes anyway.

            I'll definately use this next year.

            • Primary use:
            • Personal
             
            5.0

            Worked great!

            By Rosie

            from Latrobe,Pa

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Lightweight

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Germinating Mix, 9 Qts.:

                This mix was great! the plants the day they were transplanted never faltered, will certainly recommend this product!

                 
                5.0

                Wonderful product.

                By Terry

                from Montana

                About Me Avid Gardener

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Attractive
                • Healthy
                • Lightweight
                • No Lumps Fine And Nice
                • Versatile

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Garden
                  • Indoors
                  • Seed starting

                  Comments about Germinating Mix, 9 Qts.:

                  I use this product for seed starting and for repotting delicate seedling. There are no lumps, large pieces.
                  The product is easy to work with and the seeds can pop right through unlike some products.
                  I never use anything else.

                  • Primary use:
                  • Personal
                   
                  5.0

                  The Best- never fails

                  By Kim

                  from Dixon

                  About Me Avid Gardener

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Reliable

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Germinating Mix, 9 Qts.:

                      I've tried other products but have had the best success with this

                      • Primary use:
                      • Personal
                       
                      5.0

                      have used this product regularly: very s

                      By Nane

                      from N.Y. Finger Lakes region

                      About Me Master Gardener

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Versatile

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Garden
                        • Indoors
                        • Outdoors

                        Comments about Germinating Mix, 9 Qts.:

                        I like to place in the rows under and over seeds.

                        • Primary use:
                        • Personal
                         
                        5.0

                        good stuff

                        By Nanda

                        from Nyack, New York

                        About Me Avid Gardener

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Effective
                        • Goodquality
                        • Lightweight

                        Cons

                        • None

                        Best Uses

                        • Indoors
                        • Seedstarting

                        Comments about Germinating Mix, 9 Qts.:

                        every year I start all my plants from seeds. flowers and vegetables. the mix gives me a high germination percentage. the smaller bags are very easy to manage.Very good product

                        • Primary use:
                        • Personal
                         
                        5.0

                        The best seed-sarting mix ever!

                        By Marian-

                        from Franklin, Massachusetts

                        About Me Avid Gardener

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Consistant
                        • Easy to Use
                        • Light-weight

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Indoor And Greeh-house Se
                          • Indoor And Green-house Se

                          Comments about Germinating Mix, 9 Qts.:

                          I use this mix to start about 300 vegetable, herb, and flower starts. They seeds NEVER fail to germinate and grow in this seed medium-

                          • Primary use:
                          • Personal

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