Aichryson (Aeonium) tortuosum (Aiton) Praeger -Cotyledon orbiculata Berger f. ausana # Cotyledon undulata Haw.

Crassula lycopodioides var. pseudolycopodioides (Dinter & Schinz) E.Walther Crassula tecta Dudleya farinose Echeveria amoena f. cristata Kalanchoe tubiflora Monanthes muralis Sempervivum X arachnoideum f. cristata Rosularia hirsuta ssp. Baetica Sempervivella alb Dragon tree (likely Dracaena draco) Pataelefante Lithops julii Pachypodium lealii from En: A bottle tree, Rebutia muscular Moringa-ovalifolia Classic soil-based mix 1/3 mature compost or leaf mold, screened 1/3 garden topsoil 1/3 sharp sand Note: This mix results in a potting soil that is heavier than modern peat mixes, but still has good drainage. Compost has been shown to promote a healthy soil mix that can reduce root diseases. Perlite can be used instead of sand. Organic fertilizer can be added to this base.

**Note: About packaged potting soils: For these recipes, it is preferable that the potting soil contains perlite or vermiculite. If it contains a wetting agent, that is an added benefit.

Daffodils. etc.Basic Potting Soil Recipe #1 2 parts packaged potting soil 1 part coarse sand 1 part peat moss or leaf mold Optional: slow release 14-14-14 fertilizer or bone meal as per package directions Basic Potting Soil Recipe #2 1-part packaged potting soil 1-part peat moss 1 part coarse sand Optional: slow release 14-14-14 fertilizer or bone meal as per package directions Acid-Loving Plants Recipe (Azaleas.) 2 parts packaged potting soil 2 parts coarse sand 2 parts peat moss 1 part leaf mold 1/3 part well composted manure Bulbs Recipe (Tulips. Camellias. etc.) 2 parts packaged potting soil 1 part coarse sand 1 part leaf mold or peat moss Bone meal as per package directions Cacti and Succulents Recipe 2 parts packaged potting soil 2 parts sand 1/2 part leafmold or peatmoss Bone meal as per package directions Limestone as per package directions Alpine Plants Recipe 2 parts coarse sand 1 part peat moss .

compost. All-Purpose Potting Mix Use this nutrient-rich blend when planting or replacing plants in containers.thusly not as susceptible to blow over in the strong wind. However. use sand if you need your container to weight more . and/or rotted . bark materials. broken up clay pot pieces or small gravel rocks work well. As an example.1 part pumice Orchids and Bromeliads Recipe 6 parts **Osmunda fiber 1 part of 1/2 -inch charcoal Place some drainage material in the bottom of the container: styrofoam packing peanuts. a general guideline to follow would be: equal parts peat moss. Pink flowers in pots on top of a low brick retaining wall * 8 quarts potting soil with vermiculite or perlite * 1 quart coarse sand * 4 quarts sphagnum peat moss. porous stone (volcanic stone). use combinations of other media such as chopped tree fern fiber. peat moss or charcoal. (Perlite is a sterile. Recipe Substitutions: NOTE: Perlite can be substituted for coarse sand. sand and granulated charcoal.) Perlite permits superior aeration of the potting soil mixture. white aggregate made from volcanic minerals. very lightweight. **If Osmunda fiber is not available.

manure various flower pots on patio Lightweight. Enriched Potting Mix * * * * * * 8 1 1 8 1 1 quarts potting soil quart perlite quart vermiculite quarts sphagnum peat moss cup greensand cup gypsum watering seedlings Soilless Potting Mix * 8 quarts sphagnum peat moss * 1 quart perlite * 1 quart vermiculite .