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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 06-23-2012, 09:19 PM Thread Starter
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what topsoil to use

I am wondering what soil to use to make MTS. i have the other stuff to make it just not the actual soil. what should i use?
1. plain dirt
2. Scotts Premium Topsoil - http://www.walmart.com/ip/Scotts-Pre...psoil/16904039 it has peat in it tho.
3. Country Soil Topsoil - http://www.ruralking.com/top-soil-npl-40.html
4. Garden Pro topsoil - http://www.lowes.com/pd_210540-79138...7C1&facetInfo=
5. Greensmix Topsoi - http://www.lowes.com/pd_210540-82589...7C1&facetInfo=

which would be best?
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I've used dirt from my yard (Toxic Ten) I've owned my home for 27 years and never use any commercial frets or any type of weed killers. I garden organically.

Most of the time I use the $1.17 40# bag of Top Soil from HomeDepot. Unless it's on sale for .97 Between friends I've made it for and my own tanks I've done 15_ tanks using HD top soil.
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