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Miracle-Gro Seed Starting Potting Mix 8 qt., 74978500

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Your plants need the right ingredients for a beautiful beginning. Help them start strong with Miracle-Gro Seed Starting Potting Mix. This mix is enriched with Miracle-Gro Plant Food and is specially formulated for fast root development. It is excellent when starting from seed or starting plants with leaf, stem or root cuttings. Use it in containers, and get your plants growing faster with Miracle-Gro.

  • Specially formulated for fast root development
  • Enriched with Miracle-Gro Plant Food
  • Excellent for starting cuttings
  • Use when starting from seed and with leaf, stem or root cuttings
  • For use in containers

Specification Description
Brand: Miracle-Gro
Coverage Area: 1 bag
Coverage Depth: 1 bag
Product Type: Potting Soil
Form: Potting Mix
Longevity: 1 bag
Part Number: 74978500
Special Feature(s): N/A
Type: Potting Mix
CountryofOrigin: Made in USA
Indoor and/or Outdoor: Indoor and Outdoor
Package Size: 8 qt.
Manufacturer Part Number 74978500
Miracle-Gro Seed Starting Potting Mix 8 qt., 74978500 is rated 4.0 out of 5 by 37.
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Grow plants, own a gnat farm! I try not to turn my nose to products just because of company size and corporate reputation so I've used miracle grow products for quite a few years. I started over 300 plants with the product this year and within weeks I was completely infested with gnats and their harmful larvae. These starts were in isolation with no other plants, soils etc in the area. I'm now trying to save my financial and time investment fighting this problem. I don't recommend this product unless you want to follow it up with even more expense in finding solutions to the problems it presents. It is so odd that you ask gender on a product review.
Date published: 2019-05-03
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Mold and dead plants We bought this potting soil for our container garden. We usually use the Miracle Grow moisture control but wanted to give this a try. We started all of our seeds in coir pellets and they were growing strong until we transplanted into our usual containers using this potting mix. Each and every plant has died. Trying to maintain moisture in this soil is impossible and daily watering led to mold on indoor sprouts. We will not be using the rest of the bag, such a disappointment that we now have to restart our garden.
Date published: 2019-04-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Absolutely Impressed I just started vegetable seeds on Monday night using this seed starter mix, it is Friday and already have cucumbers, tomatoes, spinach, and kale sprouting...I am in love with this product
Date published: 2019-03-08
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Yellow leaves I used the Miracle Gro Seed Starting soil for the first time this year. The soil appears to be a lightweight soil that holds water well. My problem I ran into was some of my plants that were started in the Miracle Gro soil have yellow leaves. I have not run into this problem before when starting seeds so I looked up possible causes. As best I can find the seedlings appear to be suffering from to many salts in the potting mix from the fertilizer. I have transplanted the seedlings into new pots with new soil and flushed out the soil to try and save the seedlings. Time will tell if it works.
Date published: 2019-03-07
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How long does the seed starter fertilizer last? How long does it feed for?  Weeks? Months?

Asked by: ScTahoe
Miracle-Gro Seed Starting Potting Mix does not have a shelf life or expiration date. However manures, compost, and mulch will decompose over time. For best results, keep the product in a dry location, up off of cement floors. Potting mixes support plant development by providing a light-weight, nutrient-rich environment for root growth. Miracle-Gro potting mixes are formulated to absorb and release water as your container plant needs it. We would recommend that you use the potting soil for a couple months to get the seeds started and then transplant them.
Answered by: NRoberts
Date published: 2018-02-28

What is the volume of the bag?

Asked by: Beth9351
The volume of this product is 8 quarts.
Answered by: CodyP
Date published: 2019-02-11
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