Germinating Mix, 9 Qts.
Germinating Mix, 9 Qts.

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

  • Well-drained blend is the ideal planting mix for seedstarting
  • 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 seedstarting 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 594 reviews)

99%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Lightweight (274)
  • Accurate instructions (200)
  • Versatile (131)
  • Healthy (118)
  • Easy to use (79)

Cons

  • Small in size (29)
  • Pricey / poor value (8)
  • NO cons (4)
  • Pricey (3)

Best Uses

  • Indoors (310)
  • Garden (198)
  • Seed starting (54)
  • Outdoors (48)
  • Patio (35)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Avid gardener (389), Master gardener (92), Practical (54), Getting started (40), Budget shopper (24)
    • Primary use:
    • Personal (509), Business (11)

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5.0

Best ever seed starting mix

By Chris

from Middletown, RI

About Me Master Gardener

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Perfect Mix For Seeds

Cons

  • None

Best Uses

  • Garden

Comments about Germinating Mix, 9 Qts.:

I use this mix to start all of my vegetable seeds and herbs. It provides the best mix to start seeds. I have been using this mix for over 10 years and will continue to use it.

  • Primary use:
  • Business
 
5.0

Works fantastic

By Bobg

from Manitowoc, Wisconsin

About Me Getting Started

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Lightweight

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Indoors

    Comments about Germinating Mix, 9 Qts.:

    I planted parsley seeds in the mixture and I was amazed at how fast they sprouted and how strong and healthy the seedlings are.

    • Primary use:
    • Personal
     
    5.0

    Soil For Seeds

    By Karen

    from Birmingham, Alabama

    About Me Avid Gardener

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Accurate Instructions
    • Lightweight

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Indoors

      Comments about Germinating Mix, 9 Qts.:

      Trying to grow tomatoes from seed for the first time. This soil is great -- seed are already sprouting!

      • Primary use:
      • Personal
       
      5.0

      Almost 100 percent germination

      By Grandma Lion

      from Valley of the Sun

      About Me Avid Gardener

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Convenient
      • Lightweight
      • Sterile Medium

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Germinating Mix, 9 Qts.:

          I wanted to try growing some plants from seed that I couldn't find in local nurseries. I haven't had much luck with seedlings in the past, so got this soil as part of one of the kits sold here, with individual seeding trays, using water trays with capillary matting. I've had almost every seed sprout and the seedlings are coming along nicely.

           
          4.0

          I would purchase this again

          By M J

          from San Bernardino, Ca

          About Me Avid Gardener

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Accurate Instructions
          • Useful
          • Versatile

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Garden
            • Indoors
            • Patio

            Comments about Germinating Mix, 9 Qts.:

            Received a gift of some lavender seeds from a far distant friend and am in the process of germinating them

            • Primary use:
            • Personal
             
            5.0

            Excellent Performance!

            By Young McDonald Farm

            from Fort Worth TX

            About Me Avid Gardener

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Accurate Instructions
            • Versatile

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Indoors

              Comments about Germinating Mix, 9 Qts.:

              Have used this to start 30 different vegetables with great results for all.

              • Primary use:
              • Personal
               
              5.0

              I would buy this product again and again

              By Betty

              from Stow, Ohio

              About Me Avid Gardener

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Accurate Instructions
              • Best For Seedlings
              • Versatile

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Greenhouse

                Comments about Germinating Mix, 9 Qts.:

                This is the best seed germinating mix I have ever tried. I have used this product for many years. I like it because you can start the smallest of seeds. It is not heavy mix.

                • Primary use:
                • Personal
                 
                5.0

                Perfect mix

                By Love to garden

                from Hernando, FL

                About Me Avid Gardener

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Dependable
                • Perfect
                • Positive Results

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Garden
                  • Indoors
                  • Outdoors
                  • Seed starter

                  Comments about Germinating Mix, 9 Qts.:

                  I have used this product for at least 5 years. I will never change. I have perfect results every time I start seeds!

                  • Primary use:
                  • Personal
                   
                  4.0

                  Good mix

                  By Ben

                  from Everett, WA

                  About Me Avid Gardener

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Healthy
                  • Lightweight

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Indoors

                    Comments about Germinating Mix, 9 Qts.:

                    I used the potting mix for some herbs I am planting indoors. Worked great. Takes in a good amount of water.

                    • Primary use:
                    • Personal
                     
                    5.0

                    Excellent Soil Mix

                    By Loaded goat

                    from Danville va

                    About Me Master Gardener

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Healthy
                    • Lightweight

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Garden
                      • Indoors
                      • Outdoors

                      Comments about Germinating Mix, 9 Qts.:

                      Love this germinating mix. The right blend to get my seeds started. Never had any issues with this mix. Will definitely buy again

                      • Primary use:
                      • Personal

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