Garden Growing Supplies Shelbyville IN

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

Vine Street Gardens
(317) 392-0070
40 N. Vine Street
Shelbyville, IN
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Annuals, Cactus / Succulent, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Greenhouse Growers, Perennials, Plants, Seed, Shrubs, Wildflower Seed

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Elsbury’s Greenhouse & Garden Center Inc.
(812) 546-4454
5073 N State Rd 9
Hope, IN
Products / Services
Annuals, Bulbs, Chemicals, Crop Protection, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Herbs, Horticulture Companies, Mulch, Perennials, Plants, Poinsettias, Potted Flowering Plants, Roses, Seeds, Shrubs, Trees, Trees, Wreaths & Decorations

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Crowder Hardwoods
(317) 431-3120
1250 East 600 North
Whiteland, IN

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Tuttle Orchards Inc
(317) 326-2278
5717 North 300 West
Greenfield, IN
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Annuals, Perennials, Plants

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Kamman's Greenhouses And Farm Market
(812) 358-2015
4683 S. St. Rd. 135
Vallonia, IN
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Annuals

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Franklin Landscape & Garden
(317) 738-4600
699 S Morton St
Franklin, IN
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Groundcovers, Landscape Contractors, Landscaping Services, Perennials, Plants, Shrubs, Trees

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Leaven's Greenhouse
(765) 629-2409
10220 S 400 W
Milroy, IN

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Vine Street Gardens
(317) 392-0070
6667 N State Rd 9
Greenfield, IN
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Annuals

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Julian's Nursery
(260) 665-1306
2487 N. State Rd. 827
Angola, IN
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Annuals, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Plants

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Brehob Nursery Inc
(317) 783-3233
4316 Bluff Rd
Indianapolis, IN

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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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