Garden Growing Supplies Siler City NC

See below for information and content on garden growing supplies and for garden supply stores in Siler City, NC 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.

B & L Supply
(919) 542-6025
3402 US Hwy 15 501 N
Pittsboro, NC

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Fifth Season Gardening Co
(919) 542-0126
1021 Chicken Bridge Rd
Pittsboro, NC

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North Carolina Baptist Hospital
(336) 716-9287
300 Medical Center Blvd
Winston Salem, NC

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Cline's Greenhouse Nursery & Lndscp
(910) 475-6890
8229 Holly Grove Rd
Thomasville, NC
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Flower Seed, Seed, Wildflower Seed

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Pungo Refuge Nursery
(252) 935-5058
1591 Pats Rd
Pantego, NC

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Poultry Villa Farm
(919) 542-5438
3151 Us Highway 15 501 N
Pittsboro, NC

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Tarheel Nursery
(919) 639-4598
7160 Old Stage Rd N
Angier, NC
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Builders / Contractors

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Carolina Gardener Magazine
(800) 245-0142
1306 W. Wendover Avenue, Suite 100
Greensboro, NC
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Gardening Media

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Mich Gardens
(919) 387-0402
86 Beaver Creek Road
Apex, NC
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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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John Weddington Greenhouse
(704) 857-1846
1975 Miller Rd
China Grove, NC

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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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