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 Question for Al (tapla) re bark in gritty mix
I live in Australia and just starting to experiment with the
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 Tapla's 5-1-1 Container Mix in More Detail
       • Posted by: goodhumusman on Thu, Feb 26, 09 at 12:44
              • 66 follow-ups, last one posted on Mon, Aug 11, 14 at 11:14
I recently joined the forum and discovered Al's 5-1-1 Mix, but I had several questions that Al was kind enough to answer by email. I also found the answers to other questions in several different threads. I thought it would be useful to organize
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 Gritty Mix + Citrus Plants + Foilage Pro - Questions
       • Posted by: redshirtcat 6a on Wed, Feb 16, 11 at 1:45
              • 77 follow-ups, last one posted on Wed, Dec 4, 13 at 16:58
Hi - I have some bare root plants on the way that I'd like to try in the gritty mix and I just want to be sure that I have things ready for when they arrive. I'm hoping al or someone more experienced than me can shed some light on the situation..
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 Pros and Cons of 511/ Gritty mix and peat based potting soil
       • Posted by: olympia_gardener 5 on Thu, Aug 9, 12 at 10:55
              • 82 follow-ups, last one posted on Mon, Jul 7, 14 at 10:33
I saw many discussion/confusion/misundertanding going on in the forum about Al's 511/gritty mix and store bought peat based potting mix. I may just open a can of worm post this thread, but I would like to know what are the Pros and Cons of using o
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 Al's Gritty Mix -- A Learning Experinece
       • Posted by: Jessicasgrowincitrus WA State Zone 8 on Thu, Mar 10, 11 at 10:28
              • 67 follow-ups, last one posted on Sat, Aug 9, 14 at 4:50
I came to this forum a few weeks ago in an attempt to find out why my less than a year-old Meyer Lemon was dropping some of its leaves. The older leaves were turning yellow and falling off. Having never owned any plant other than the house plants
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 What is this Al's gritty mix?
       • Posted by: pippi21 on Thu, Feb 18, 10 at 10:35
              • 43 follow-ups, last one posted on Thu, May 2, 13 at 14:32
I read so much about this Al's gritty mix..exactly what is it? Follow-Up Postings: RE: What is this Al's gritty mix? Posted by: tapla z5b-6a MI ( My Page ) Return to the Container Gardening Forum | Post a Foll
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 Taking on Gritty Mix
       • Posted by: Sugi_C 10a on Thu, Feb 28, 13 at 14:15
              • 42 follow-ups, last one posted on Mon, Sep 1, 14 at 12:49
These are the times when the less you read, the better off you probably are. But I can't unread what I've read, so for the last few days, I've felt compelled to attempt this gritty mix. I have mixed feelings about Al right now, haha. I love hi
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 For fans of Al's (tapla) Gritty Mix
       • Posted by: milhousevanhout 9 on Sun, Sep 14, 14 at 20:14
              • 9 follow-ups, last one posted on Sat, Sep 27, 14 at 14:24
I found a commercial version of the gritty mix from a store specializing in potting media for orchids. They have a huge selection of potting mixes but this one seems to be Al's gritty mix to the letter: http://repotme.com/potting-mix/Gritty-Mi
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 Failure to thrive issues using Gritty Mix
       • Posted by: tillygrower 7b on Wed, Jul 4, 12 at 18:51
              • 39 follow-ups, last one posted on Wed, Sep 4, 13 at 1:00
In early spring, after reading much of the information that Al was kind enough to post here on Gritty Mix, I decided I needed to give it a try. I mixed up 1:1:1 rinsed Gran-I-Grit Grower size: screened orchid fur bark: screened Turface. I put diff
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 My Jades LOVE the gritty mix and Foliage Pro!
       • Posted by: meyermike_1micha 5 on Wed, Sep 12, 12 at 9:41
              • 33 follow-ups, last one posted on Thu, Aug 28, 14 at 18:54
This what my jade looked like before I transplanted it into the gritty mix and being fertilized. Now in 3 months time since I repotted it into the gritty mix and started regular fertilize doses with Foliage Pro, this Return to the
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 African Violets in Gritty Mix or 5:1:1
       • Posted by: lathyrus_odoratus on Wed, Aug 5, 09 at 0:47
              • 36 follow-ups, last one posted on Fri, Jan 3, 14 at 8:39
I mentioned this in one of the soil threads, but have more questions, so wanted to make it a dedicated thread. I am convinced that many of the problems that many growers have with AVs is because of the very wet peat based soil we all use to
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 New Gritty Mix User Questions
       • Posted by: mizbrendab 8 on Sat, Mar 3, 12 at 17:22
              • 30 follow-ups, last one posted on Fri, Aug 30, 13 at 23:26
Hello plant lovers, This is my first post. I spent the last week reading voraciously about soil and water and nutrients and roots. . . After years of watching my beloved plants wither in the winter and early spring, I feel I have a new unders
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 Container Soils - Water Movement and Retention XVI
       • Posted by: tapla z5b-6a mid-MI on Tue, Dec 18, 12 at 21:34
              • 150 follow-ups, last one posted on Mon, Jun 10, 13 at 16:59
I first posted this thread back in March of '05. Fifteen times it has reached the maximum number of posts GW allows to a single thread, which is much more attention than I ever imagined it would garner. I have reposted it in no small part because
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 Hey NYC - let's work together to make Gritty Mix
       • Posted by: localtalent 6 (NY) on Tue, Jul 26, 11 at 17:26
              • 30 follow-ups, last one posted on Mon, Jun 17, 13 at 11:45
I live in Manhattan, and don't have a need (or the space) to keep giant tubs of potting mix. Given that the ingredients are difficult to get here, I'd be open to renting/borrowing a car and splitting the ingredients for the mix if anyone's i
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 Container Soils - Water Movement and Retention XVIII
       • Posted by: tapla z5b-6a mid-MI on Thu, Jan 23, 14 at 16:16
              • 150 follow-ups, last one posted on Mon, Apr 28, 14 at 23:55
Container Soils - Water Movement and Retention XVIII I first posted this thread back in March of '05. So far, it has reached the maximum number of posts GW allows to a single thread seventeen times, which is much more attention than I eve
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 This bonsai guy doesn't like Turface
       • Posted by: alan.oz 10 on Thu, Dec 5, 13 at 7:04
              • 110 follow-ups, last one posted on Tue, Mar 18, 14 at 22:23
Clearly not a big fan. Hydrophobic? Here is a link that might be useful: Turface problems Follow-Up Postings: Return to the Container Gardening Forum | Post a Follow-Up This bonsai guy doesn't like Turface Pos
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 Long Term Potting Mix Recipe - Alternative to Gritty Mix
       • Posted by: arcan none on Tue, Aug 12, 14 at 2:20
              • 14 follow-ups, last one posted on Tue, Aug 19, 14 at 7:21
Hi everyone, I'm a new gardener from Perth, Western Australia whose been lurking on these forums for about a year now. I'm mostly interested in containerised edible gardening. I thought I'd share a recipe for a long term potting mix that I f
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 gritty mix particle size question
       • Posted by: gtw7983 Southern CA on Thu, Feb 17, 11 at 0:45
              • 22 follow-ups, last one posted on Thu, Jun 13, 13 at 19:00
Hi guys! help needed regarding particle size for the crushed granite. Some member in Southern Ca recommended using size 5 ( Return to the Container Gardening Forum | Post a Follow-Up gritty mix particle size question Posted
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 Container Soils - Water Movement and Retention XX
       • Posted by: tapla z5b-6a mid-MI on Fri, Jul 11, 14 at 1:09
              • 128 follow-ups, last one posted on Sat, Dec 6, 14 at 20:25
If you find value in the information I've set down in this post and feel there is anything pertaining to the topic that should be added or gone into in more detail, please contribute your suggestions. My goal was to offer soil-related information
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 More Questions re. Al's Mixes (substitutions & fertilization)
There are SO many threads about the mixes, some with
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