Tip of the Week: A good recipe for making your own houseplant soil

You can make a lot of this potting soil at one time and put it into a small plastic trash can with a lid. Just store it in the potting shed or garage and you’ll be ready to transplant or repot a houseplant anytime.

Casey’s Indoor Potting Soil
6 cups (1.4kg) topsoil
1 cup (227g) sand
1 cup (28g) vermiculite
2 cups (454g) peat moss
1/2 cup (114g) coffee grounds
1 teaspoon (5g) potash
1 tablespoon (15g) bone meal
1/4 teaspoon (1.5g) Epsom salt
1 cup compost

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