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Old March 28, 2017   #1
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My local hydroponic store carries Fox Farms and Roots Organic in 1.5 cubic foot bags for 15 dollars each. Home Depot and Walmart in this area carry Miracle Grow which I don't want. The local guy usually has 707 but he's out of it for a couple days. He says it's a little better than regular Roots for same price. Was thinking of using my 15 gallon containers for all my veggies. The raised beds for tomatoes exhausted me.. Any suggestions? Thanks, . Jimbo
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Old March 28, 2017   #2
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707 is great stuff, wait for it. Tupur can also play well, and they give you 2 cu ft for about the same price.
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707 is great stuff, wait for it. Tupur can also play well, and they give you 2 cu ft for about the same price.
Thanks Gerardo, went to San Luis Obispo today and HD had sunshine 4 2.2 for 25 and Dr Earth 1.5 cubic for 12. Waiting on 707, I don't know tupur.
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Old March 29, 2017   #4
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Your hydro store has great prices. That is a great price for Dr Earth too. I had no idea HD would be carrying it in my area (I just checked their website).
I'll be buying a few bags to top off my raised beds. I wish I had known about this before I bought the "crap" Pro Mix put their name on at Wal Mart. I have heard great things about the 707 too, but for the price of Dr Earth you can't miss with either one.

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Your hydro store has great prices. That is a great price for Dr Earth too. I had no idea HD would be carrying it in my area (I just checked their website).
I'll be buying a few bags to top off my raised beds. I wish I had known about this before I bought the "crap" Pro Mix put their name on at Wal Mart. I have heard great things about the 707 too, but for the price of Dr Earth you can't miss with either one.

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Thanks lisa. Yes I was considering the Dr Earth but after I posted we left for SLO town because we had to go to DMV, and I wanted to see what the Tomatvillians thought.. Gerardo says get the 707 and I think he's tried em all.. The guy said they should get a shipment of 707 any day now so I'm waiting patiently. . . Sorry you got bad mix.hope you score the Dr Earth I'm thinking it's really good!. I've used their products with good success before. Jimbo
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Royal Gold makes Tupur, Coir based, nice and fluffy, neutral/blank slate. Haven't tried them all, but getting there
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I get the fox farms happy frog 2cu ft size for $12.99
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The 707 is $26.95 at my local hydro store. They have a web site, paradigmgardens.com. I don't mind paying a fair price to buy local for the convenience, but in this case it is significantly higher in price. Transportation charges, perhaps?

Now you know why I was excited about HD at 12.xx!

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The 707 is $26.95 at my local hydro store. They have a web site, paradigmgardens.com. I don't mind paying a fair price to buy local for the convenience, but in this case it is significantly higher in price. Transportation charges, perhaps?

Now you know why I was excited about HD at 12.xx!

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Glad you got that good deal Lisa! That stuff should be great and I almost bought some myself . They have good rep. . Great deal slugworth on the Happy Frog. I've read that it's excellent and that price is incredible!. Come on springtime. Good luck guys!. Jimbo .
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fox farms also makes ocean forest,but I haven't seen it in the 2cu ft size just the 8 quart.
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fox farms also makes ocean forest,but I haven't seen it in the 2cu ft size just the 8 quart.
Slugworth, I just went to the Hydro store and the gal said their regular supplier couldn't deliver cuzz he was having problems getting a shipment but they scored a whole pallet from another source close by. Yaaaay! . Now I gotta get to work planting . They had Fox Farm too, but not at the great price you've getting. Jimbo
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I get the fox farms happy frog 2cu ft size for $12.99
What a deal. It's $20 here.
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When the store 1st got it $11.99 sale to get people to buy.
Garden centers sell it for $18 and the 8 quart size for $7.99
They also sell foxfarm liquid fertilizers, but I never tried them.
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jinxed myself.
they jacked up the price to $16.99
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It is getting worse.
The price here is up to $19.99
I should have stocked up when the price was cheap.
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