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3 Natural and Organic Alternatives to Scotts Potting Soil for Your Container Garden

3 Natural and Organic Alternatives to Scotts Potting Soil for Your Container Garden

When I started gardening I used to use Scotts products all the time. It wasn’t until my siblings started to have kids that I began to think about the consequences of the products I used. When it was just me touching and eating the plants I grew consequences didn’t matter. After my nephews and niece were born, replacing the potting soil mix I used was my contribution to baby proofing. The kids are older and for the most part don’t stick everything in their mouth’s, but now they’re at the stage where they want to plant seeds and grow their own flowers and vegetables. So, I make sure that the soil and fertilizers I use are either natural or organic and don’t contain chemicals that I have to Wikipedia to make sure they’re safe. Here are three natural and organic alternatives to Scotts potting soils you can use in your garden to grow a healthy container vegetable garden. 1. Org...

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