More About the Garden
We use a commercially available soil-less mix, which retains the water, nutrients, and oxygen needed for plant growth in our smaller containers. We use a 1:1 ratio of compost and soil-less mix for our larger wooden bin planters. Because the mix contains no nutrients, fertilizing is a regular part of our regimen. During summer, we apply a 20-20-20 liquid fertilizer weekly to our containers, and we mix a dry, organic, slow release fertilizer into containers. All container plants are watered frequently. Plants are gradually "hardened off" to prevent sun and windburn prior to being put outside in the spring.