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Lucas Sawman wrote at 2013-09-11 11:31:15
The most important factor of growing a healthy plant is to make a good mix of soil. If the soil may not hold water well, then it gets very difficult to grow plants with less water. In such cases, coco coir can come to your rescue. Coco coir is an organic soil amendment that is useful in improvising the soil according to the plant needs.

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James L. Crowder


I can answer questions about soils, soil amendments, drainage and proper planting. I can answer questions about insects and diseases, weed control, etc. I have extensive background in homeowner labeled pesticides (insecticides, herbicides, fungicides, etc.) and their proper use. I can also answer questions about the growing requirements of specific plants.


I have 40 years experience in the lawn and garden business split fairly evenly between the retail nursery business and wholesale distribution of consumer lawn and garden products. From 1990 to 2000 I co-hosted a weekly call-in talk radio program in Memphis, TN.

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