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Old 04-20-2017, 09:33 PM
 
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Has the large Miracle-Gro changed this year? It has 60 quartz only. The one from last year had more. The price has also risen....
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Old 04-21-2017, 11:16 AM
 
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Has the large Miracle-Gro changed this year? It has 60 quartz only. The one from last year had more. The price has also risen....

The one I am talking about is 50 quartz now.........for the same amount of money, as I paid last year for more....
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Old 04-21-2017, 12:05 PM
 
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I use the off brand of miracle gro that my local wal mart carries for like 3.38 and a couple of day after that I use some egg shells (rinsed out ) and water that has been sitting in a capped jar for about a week and it does wonders and also I add coffee grounds to the soil too I bury the coffee grounds .
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Old 04-21-2017, 02:54 PM
 
Location: Floribama
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I use the off brand of miracle gro that my local wal mart carries for like 3.38 and a couple of day after that I use some egg shells (rinsed out ) and water that has been sitting in a capped jar for about a week and it does wonders and also I add coffee grounds to the soil too I bury the coffee grounds .
Yep, I use Expert Gardener brand too, no point in paying for the Miracle Gro label. They even have a slow release which is just like Osmocote.
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Old 04-21-2017, 10:36 PM
 
Location: Pacific Northwest
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also I add coffee grounds to the soil too I bury the coffee grounds .
Can you add coffee grounds once your starts have been planted, like at the top of the soil a few times a week? Never heard about adding cofffee grounds what exactly do they add to the soil?

Thanks!
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Old 04-22-2017, 07:34 AM
 
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I just dig a hole in the bed and dump the cold coffee ground in there along with some crunched up egg shells and I tell you my roses this year are bigger than ever ... they amend the soil just like compost does ...
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