I'm new to gardenig and have a question about compost that I've been
using for containers.
I bought it at the end of last summer and it's been stored in my shed
but thanks to a leak it's got really wet - kind of a mud consistancy.
Can I still use it?? I want to pot up some herbs and also some bluberry
If you can let it dry out, it will work better. Working wet soil or
compost ruins the structure. Compost is great no matter what*, but it
will work better if it is dry.
*Most of what you buy is at least 30% non-compost, like peat moss.
Look at the labels.
Muck does not make a good potting soil by itself. You need to add
something coarse so that air and water can move through the media.
Maybe as much as 1/3 pearlite or bark mulch mixed in would do the
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