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Soil Mixes

Custom mixes (this includes all soil-based mixes) require a minimum 5 working-day notice to process. Listed below are some of the common custom mixes used in the Plant Care Facility. These mixes are normally steamed and delivered in ½ or 1 cubic yard steam carts. We will also make up custom mixes to your specifications. See also our listing of soilless mixes.

Custom Mixes
by volume, amendments added per yard
Cost
per yard
General Purpose
1:1:1 - Soil : Peat : Perlite
Amendments: 5 lbs dolomitic lime, 2 lbs 0-46-0, 3 lbs gypsum,
2 lbs epsom
Comment: A common soil mix used in the greenhouses.
DO NOT USE FOR SOYBEAN
 

$81.64

General Purpose Lite
1:2:2 - Soil : Peat : Perlite
Amendments: 5 lbs dolomitic lime, 1½ lbs 0-46-0, 3 lbs gypsum,
2 lbs epsom4
Comment: Gaining in popularity as an all purpose greenhouse mix.
 
$83.53
Root Wash Mix
1:1:1 - Soil : Calcined Clay : Torpedo Sand
Comment: A good choice if you need to harvest roots.
 

$109.66

Soybean Mix
1:1:1 - Soil : Perlite : Torpedo Sand
Comment: Soybeans may do better without the peat.


$63.85

Weed Mix
1:1:1 - Soil : Peat : Torpedo Sand
Amendments: 5 lbs dolomitic lime, 2 lbs 0-46-0, 3 lbs gypsum,
2 lbs epsom
 

$53.99

Weed Lite Mix
1:1 - Weed Mix : LC1
Amendments: 5 lbs dolomitic lime, 2 lbs 0-46-0, 3 lbs gypsum, 2 lbs epsom
 

$117.21

Sandy Loam Mix
2:1 - Sand : Soil
Comment: A well-drained mineral soil blend
 

$50.20

Please note: You will receive a separate bill each quarter for the soil or soilless mixes you use. A service fee will be charged for steaming field soil or other special soil mixes other than those provided by the PCF.