1. Two bags for soil for almost $4 each bag. Sta-Green Flowers & Vegetable Garden Soil
2. Plant food - I was really looking for gypsum, but they had none, so I grab a bag of calcium for my tomato plants but it was over $12 and as I kept browsing through plant foods, I ended up settling for tomato and plant food. So will see what happen, I guess.
Jobes Organics Vegetable & Tomato plant food.
I sprinkled about 2 tlbs of this in my soil before planting.
maybe wondering what the hek? well I sowed some seeds early in the winter and they never germinated or atleast I thought they were destroyed to our longest winter here in middle Georgia. So I recycled the dirt they were in and lo and behold, they just started popping up all over the place a week ago.
I ran out of pots so I used what I have around the house. cans, and empty toner boxes. I poke holes on the bottom to drain excess water out. Just until I can find better containers.
because I'm on a financial crunch or Ms. El Cheapo, I didn't have much left to spend to buy steaks for the plants to support themselves, so I grabbed some extra long twigs laying in my yard and form a pyramid and tied them at the top with crochet yarn. Hope they will do the job.
These container were given to me by a friend who use to have house plants. Thank goodness. I saved money on that.
I transferred my plants yesterday from their 4" inch container to these huge container, which hopefully will be their permanent home. I chose to plant in container because, I'm knew to this and hopefully the more experience I get the more knowledgeable I will become and I'll continue to garden if I enjoy it and reap a positive benefits.