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Saturday, April 21, 2012

Garden Talk - Planting Mix

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Scotts® for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine.

Recently, I posted about our small Veggie Garden -it is looking luscious and abundant. But last year was a different story. Drought hit Texas so bad, we lost several of our most cherished plants during that summer and even beyond. On top of the drought (or because of it) our community reduced watering time to two days a week -that hardly counts in Texas -never mind the drought- geez! If you've experienced summer in Texas, you would know what I mean. Twice-a-day-watering in Texas is like a drop of water in a heated pan -it's gone before it touches the surface.


Our yard is still smarting from that blow and already summer is around the corner. We're still apprehensive. We are not taking our chances this summer. We need a good planting mix -one that can hold more water that basic potting soil. After seaching in the local garden centers, we found  Miracle-Gro® Expand ‘n Gro™ Concentrated Planting Mix.Up to 3X the flowers and vegetables versus native soil. Significantly improves soil for multiple years.Concentrated planting mix expands up to 3X when water is added. Feeds for up to 6 months. And most of all, all natural fibers hold up to 50% more water than basic potting soil. Our serch is over! This is what we're looking for. We'd rather invest in good planting mix than mulch!


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We can't wait to try our free give-away Expand 'n Gro(TM) and get our plants big and beautiful! Whether they're in the ground or in pots, we'll use Expand 'n Gro to be sure our plants get the best!



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5 comments:

kulasa said...

hi there Tesya! I mishu! thinking here of your beautiful garden flowers and even your indoor plants I love looking at...you have magical planting hands and with good planting mix I'm sure your blooms will stay lovely....love yah!

rainfield61 said...

Happy Sunday, and happy gardening.

icedgurl said...

trekking your blog!!!

cheers!
..TREK..

betchai said...

you have such a beautiful garden Tes, I sure hope they will be back to their inspiring beauty, am sure, with your TLC, love for gardening and the planting mix, your yard would be inspiring us all again.

Icy BC said...

I love this mix, Tes.. and I'm using it in pots as they need refreshing..

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