Garden Growing Supplies Schererville IN

See below for information and content on garden growing supplies and for garden supply stores in Schererville, IN 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.

Allen Landscape Center
(219) 865-6181
1502 W Lincoln Hwy
Schererville, IN
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Annuals, Bulbs, Chemicals, Crop Protection, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Groundcovers, Horticulture Companies, Landscape Contractors, Landscaping Services, Mulch, Perennials, Pest Control Supplies, Plants, Roses, Seeds, Shrubs, Trees

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Alsip Home & Nursery
(219) 365-0882
10255 Wicker Avenue
Saint John, IN
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Aluminum Furniture, Annuals, Aquatics, Arbors / Arches, Arrangement Accessories, Artificial Plants, Artisan Crafts, Baskets & Wicker Containers, Benches / Chairs / Tables, Bird Baths, Bird Feeders, Boots / Clogs, Bulbs, Cactus / Succulent, Ceramic, Terra Cotta & Stone Containers, Chemicals, Christmas Accessories, Christmas Lighting, Christmas Ornaments & Decorations, Christmas Trees, Christmas Trees - Cut, Christmas Trees - Live B&B, Christmas Trees - Live Container, Christmas Trees, Wreaths …

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Zandstra's Farm, Inc.
(219) 924-1095
10202 Kennedy Avenue
Highland, IN
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Annuals, Cactus / Succulent, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Groundcovers, Perennials, Plants, Seed, Shrubs, Wildflower Seed

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VanderGriend's Red Barn Farm Stand
(708) 474-1255
2812 Glenwood-Lansing Road
Lansing, IL
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Annuals, Fall Decorations, Gifts & Accents, Holiday Items, Perennials, Plants, Produce, Seed, Trees, Wreaths & Decorations, Wildflower Seed

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Hubinger Landscape Corp.
(219) 662-9911
11191 Broadway
Crown Point, IN
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Groundcovers, Perennials, Plants, Shrubs, Trees

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Elzinga Farm
(219) 865-1181
1587 Joliet Street
Dyer, IN
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Annuals

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Allen Landscape Center
(219) 924-3938
2539 45th St
Highland, IN
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Annuals, Bulbs, Chemicals, Crop Protection, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Groundcovers, Horticulture Companies, Landscape Contractors, Landscaping Services, Mulch, Perennials, Pest Control Supplies, Plants, Roses, Seeds, Shrubs, Trees, Vegetables

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Scheeringa Farms & Greenhouse
(219) 838-6369
9436 Cline Avenue
Highland, IN
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Annuals, Bulbs, Chemicals, Crop Protection, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Horticulture Companies, Mulch, Perennials, Plants, Roses, Seeds, Shrubs, Trees

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Big John's Farm Market & Greenhouse
(708) 758-2711
1754 E Joe Orr Road
Lynwood, IL
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Annuals, Bulbs, Chemicals, Crop Protection, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Horticulture Companies, Mulch, Perennials, Pest Control Supplies, Plants, Roses, Seeds, Shrubs, Trees

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Smits Farms
(708) 758-3838
3437 E Sauk Trail
Chicago Heights, IL
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Annuals, Bulbs, Cactus / Succulent, Chemicals, Crop Protection, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Groundcovers, Horticulture Companies, Mulch, Perennials, Pest Control Supplies, Plants, Roses, Seeds, 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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