Garden Growing Supplies Alexandria LA

See below for information and content on garden growing supplies and for garden supply stores in Alexandria, LA that give access to organic seeds, organic fertilizer, flower seeds, flower bulbs, plant seeds, vegetable seeds, plant food, tomato cages, and seed starting systems, as well as advice and content on gardens and creating a garden.

Hickory Hill Nursery Llc
(318) 748-6838
10 Martin Springs Rd
Forest Hill, LA

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Green Garden Nursery
(318) 748-6049
189 Whaley Rd
Forest Hill, LA

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Innovative Products
(225) 751-6639
1605 Commercial Drive
Port Allen, LA

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Girouard's Greenhouse
(337) 837-6859
402 S Saint Pierre St
Broussard, LA
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Plants, Shrubs

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Twin Oaks
(318) 255-9207
650 E Georgia Ave
Ruston, LA
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Groundcovers, Perennials, Plants, Shrubs, Trees

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Doug Young Nursery
(318) 748-6787
29 Roberts Rd
Forest Hill, LA

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J.J.'s Lawn Service
(318) 201-1512
PO Box 35
Echo, LA

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Griffith Wholesale Plants Inc
(318) 686-8778
9450 Forbing Rd
Shreveport, LA

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Langridge Plant Sales
(504) 656-2162
14655 Highway 23
Belle Chasse, LA

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Half Moon Gardens & Gifts
(985) 809-5010
71344 Highway 59
Abita Springs, LA
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Groundcovers, Perennials, Plants, Shrubs, Trees

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Growing Supplies | From peat moss to potting soil

From peat moss to potting soil

There is such an extensive variety of different growing supplies on the market that novice gardeners often find their choices overwhelming. In this article, you'll find the facts about the various common growing supplies and media so that you can be sure you're selecting the right one for your garden or potted plants.

Potting Soil

Potting soil is the gardening product that people are most familiar with. In essence, it is simply sterilized and lightly fertilized dirt, often mixed with some type of bulk or filler agent. As the name implies, potting soil is a good match for any potted house plants, and in a pinch, it can also work for flower beds and container gardening .

Select a Miracle Grow potting soil to avoid the hassle of fertilizing regular topsoil and to ensure that your plants are vibrant and healthy. New on the market are a variety of types of organic potting soils that can do the same job as ordinary fertilized soils, but use safe, natural substances to enrich the soil instead. These organic potting soils are excellent for growing produce, because your fruits and vegetables will be completely free of pesticides.

Peat Moss

Bagged potting soils do the trick, but sometimes it makes sense to mix up your own growing medium. A common ingredient to most growing mixes is peat moss or sphagnum, which is a rich, airy substance created by the decay of certain mosses. Peat moss is essential when growing plants, because it provides many important nutrients and prevents plants from becoming too wet or dry.

Depending on the type of plants you grow and where you live, you will add a certain proportion of other ingredients, such as humus, fertilizer, ordinary dirt or sand. Consult a gardening book to find out how to make the perfect blend of ingredients.

Conventional and Organic Fertilizers

A final important growing supply to consider is fertilizer. Fertilizer is basically any type of natural or artificial substance that...

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