Repotting in winter

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Repotting in winter

Post by Alam64 » December 17th, 2017, 10:21 am

Nearly all the pots i have are filled with clay only. Reading that sand should also be part of the soil planning to repot them. Is it advisable to do so in winter

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Re: Repotting in winter

Post by Izhar » December 18th, 2017, 12:00 pm

no

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Re: Repotting in winter

Post by Alam64 » December 18th, 2017, 2:01 pm

Thanks

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Re: Repotting in winter

Post by Alam64 » January 14th, 2018, 11:35 am

Qs: since none of my pots have sand in them, planning to repot in spring and use sand for better porosity. Is it ok to add gobar ki khad during this repotting or will it have adverse effects. Plants are mostly palms, monstera etc

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Re: Repotting in winter

Post by Izhar » January 16th, 2018, 4:10 pm

Dont add sand in your soil... your soil is fine... just add old manure... mixing sand will further compact it..

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Re: Repotting in winter

Post by Alam64 » January 17th, 2018, 7:35 am

Ok. Most of the videos on youtube show pots having sand mixed for better drainage. Thanks will comply by ur advise

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Re: Repotting in winter

Post by Khamis » January 17th, 2018, 10:30 pm

Alam64 wrote:
January 17th, 2018, 7:35 am
Ok. Most of the videos on youtube show pots having sand mixed for better drainage. Thanks will comply by ur advise
Agreed! I have also seen many videos on youtube that recommends sand.

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Re: Repotting in winter

Post by mushtaq75 » January 20th, 2018, 5:22 pm

Khamis wrote:
January 17th, 2018, 10:30 pm
Alam64 wrote:
January 17th, 2018, 7:35 am
Ok. Most of the videos on youtube show pots having sand mixed for better drainage. Thanks will comply by ur advise
Agreed! I have also seen many videos on youtube that recommends sand.
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Sharp sand or horticultural sand is used for better drainage, not builders sand.

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Re: Repotting in winter

Post by Alam64 » January 20th, 2018, 8:47 pm

Umm ok, where can we get that

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Re: Repotting in winter

Post by Alam64 » January 26th, 2018, 10:40 am

Asking again: i am in islamabad, can i get hotricultural sand from nurseries here. Or any place where it would be available

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