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Psst! Want to get the fastest-growing, healthiest plants possible? Use this Organic Planting Mix and other gardeners will be clamoring to know your secret. Years of testing went into development of this proprietary formula. It gives your plants optimum nutrients, dynamic living organisms, balanced aeration and moisture. This is the one secret weapon that should be in every "super gardener's" arsenal. Achieve the same results pros do at a fraction of the cost!


Organic Planting Mix

All Natural Mix to Help Your Plants Explode with Growth


Size: 1 - 2qt Bag

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Discover the savvy gardener's secret to growing lush, healthy plants, trees, and shrubs in every gardening zone – Fast Growing Trees Nursery's proprietary formula of Organic Planting Mix! Ensure the fastest-growing, healthiest plant possible with our proprietary blend of all-natural ingredients, designed to help your plants reach their fullest potential as quickly as possible. According to the dictionary, organic means that something is "produced using methods that do not involve modern synthetic inputs such as synthetic pesticides and chemical fertilizers." Organic is another way of saying "natural." At Fast Growing Trees Nursery, we have found that Mother Nature knows best when it comes to growing plants. We strive to offer only the best, healthiest plants with fully-developed root systems which will have the best start in life. But the soil or medium in which a plant is grown is also vital for the plant's success. Because we couldn't find an existing planting mix that satisfied our high standards for our trees, shrubs, and plants – we developed our own! This formula is the result of many years of testing for the best organic ingredients at the ideal ratios. Our Organic Planting Mix boasts the optimal blend of dynamic, natural ingredients such as: sphagnum peat, perlite, vermiculite, processed pine bark, Endo and Ecomycorrhizae Fungi (a beneficial fungus), soluble sea kelp, soluble humic acid, soluble Yucca plant extract, beneficial bacteria, and Horta-Sorb® water-management gel. Perlite, vermiculite, and sphagnum peat help increase aeration and improve drainage, while working together to help plants retain moisture, air, and vital nutrients. Beneficial living organisms are enhanced by nature's "super food," sea kelp. You'll be amazed by how fast and healthy your plants grow in this rich, vibrant growing medium. Use our mix for: bedding plants, hanging baskets, seed germination, containers, and propagation. Mix it with existing soil to put around your in-ground plants, shrubs, and trees. Plants love and thrive on our dynamic, proprietary blend, which is perfectly proportioned to give them optimum nourishment and ideal growing conditions without man-made fertilizers that may be harmful to the environment. Give your plants, trees, and shrubs nature's best nourishment and secure your gardening success with this proprietary blend of Organic Planting Mix. Sold in two-quart bags for your convenience, this planting mix will allow you to reap benefits long into the future with healthy, happy plants.





It's Easy to Plant your Organic Planting Mix


Step 1 - Dig Your Hole

Select a site with full to partial sun and moist or well drained soil for your Organic Planting Mix.

First, dig each hole so that it is just shallower than the root ball and at least twice the width.

Then loosen the soil in the planting hole so the roots can easily break through.

Use your shovel or try dragging the points of a pitch fork along the sides and bottom of the hole.



Step 2 - Place Your Plant

Next, separate the roots of your Organic Planting Mix gently with your fingers and position them downward in the hole.

The top of the root flare, where the roots end and the trunk begins, should be about an inch above the surrounding soil.

Then make sure the plant is exactly vertical in the hole.

To make it just right, use a level.

Step 3 - Backfill Your Hole

As you backfill the hole, apply water to remove air pockets.

Remove debris like stones and grass and completely break up any dirt clumps.

Water your Organic Planting Mix again after the transplant is complete.

To help retain some of that moisture, it's recommended that you place mulch around each plant to a depth of 2"-3" up to but not touching the trunk. Organic mulches such as wood chips also help to better soil structure as they decompose.

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Hasn't been planted long yet, but apple tree looks very healthy. Will know better in the spring after the first winter.
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October 26, 2014
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1 year ago
Growing Zone:
6
outstanding product that makes my garden thrive!
This is an excellent way to be sure that your plants/trees take off & look healthy. I'd highly recommend this planting mix to gardeners.
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September 2, 2014
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1 year ago
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Great start for Plants
I used this organic planting mix to get several of my plants started in pots and the mixture worked really well. It is a great way to get your trees and shrubs growing right away when planted in pots or in the ground. I recommend it for all plantings.
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November 4, 2014
Peekskill, NY, US
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10 months ago
Growing Zone:
6
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keeping my fingers crossed
I purchased a blood orange tree. Got it in early October. It had some nice leaves on it, not very tall. I had a 12yr old blood orange that slowly faded away so I replaced it. I used the Org planting mix. We had a couple of frosty nights Jan 1-3. I protected the tree with a towel and the garbage can over it. It survived. Lost a few of the original leaves now has many baby leaved. Hoping it will take of when warm weather starts Keeping my fingers crossed.
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January 18, 2015
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9 months ago
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The planting mix is great. I only wish you sold bigger bags. The trees that I purchased from you guys I loved. I bought an Avocado Tree and a miracle berry plant. The only thing I was sad about was that I couldnt order citrus trees from you guys.
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November 21, 2014
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11 months ago
Growing Zone:
8
great mixture
the tree was planted last June and is doing great. their right about fast grower its grew a foot and half. the price was right and the shipping was great.
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September 12, 2014
Purchased
1 year ago
Cold Hardy Banana Plant (Tree)
I applied the organic planting mix I ordered with the banana plant as per the recommendations and am very satisfied with the results. I planted the tree (18 inches or so high)approximately 3 months ago. It is now producing a new leaf spike every 3 to 4 days, and the plant is now between 4 and 5 feet high. I can hardly wait until next season when it has a full growing season to do its thing. My neighbors are amazed at the rapid growth since none of them have ever seen a banana tree in Mid-Michigan, not to mention how healthy it looks. It is a true conversation piece, that I bought on a whim since I have always loved tropical plants, and a banana tree seems to me to be as tropical as it gets. It is so much fun to watch grow.......I would recommend one to anyone who loves the tropics enough to bring the tropics
up north.
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September 22, 2014
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1 year ago
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can i use this for roses and hydrangas?
Chrissy S on May 20, 2015
Best Answer: No, we have not used this for our roses.
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Will my Trees and Shrubs Look Like the Photographs?

Most trees and plants on the website are pictured in their mature form. Depending on the product and growth rate, mature development can take years for your plant to resemble the photos.

Picture the last time you took a walk in the woods. The young trees were not miniature bonsai versions of mature trees. Instead they were naturally thin and lanky. Young trees are programmed to race toward the light, before the competing vegetation crowds them out. Once established at 10 feet or more, they start developing a wide canopy and shedding lower limbs.





Potted Tree Dormant Tree Bare Root Tree
Late spring to early fall
trees are shipped potted
Some dormant trees
prefer to be potted
Most dormant trees shipped in the
late fall through spring arrive bare root

Bare Root trees are shipped without dirt or any green foliage showing. Some customers who have never planted bare root before, think that they received a "dead stick" with roots. These dormant trees are basically sleeping over the winter as most trees do. Because of their hibernation-like stage, this is a great way to transplant these trees. Since a bare root tree lacks foliage, they need very little moisture.


Most Trees and Shrubs are Pruned Before Shipping... at No Cost to You

Tree before pruning Tree after pruning Rose before pruning Rose after pruning
Maple Tree before pruning Maple Tree after pruning 3 gallon Knockout Rose before pruning 3 gallon Knockout Rose after pruning

Pruning makes plants appear to be less-full than the ones you may have seen at your local big box garden center. A retailer's goal is to have plants look their best while sitting in the store. Our goal is to have them look the best after you plant them.

Pruned trees and shrubs not only travel better, but become established much quicker. So rather than supporting extra foliage, they put their energy into sending out deep roots. Once that happens, your plants become hardier and quickly explode with new top growth. Above the ground, pruning helps your plants develop a more attractive form.


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