Q&A – What is your potting mix?

 

Judy M. asks Annie:

Q What is your potting mix? I wick water and have tried several combinations. A lot of my violets still do not take up the water from the well. I use actual AV wicking cord. Do you have any suggestions?

 

A Thank you for your question.  The mix that I currently use is Sungro’s Sunshine Mix #1 (I have a bale of it, so it actually says LC1 on it, but it’s the same thing).  I cut it about 60/40 with perlite.  I use Mason’s Twine that i get from a bigbox store for wicks, and I make sure they are wet before placing them.

I hope this helps,
Annie :-)

 

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