why would you want to start making soil blocks instead of planting in pots for transplants?
- reduces the number of pots hanging around taking up space
- reduces yr carbon footprint by using less plastic
- grows healthier transplants which establish quicker and grow faster
- be the envy of all your friends and neighbors with your amazing skills and talents.
- have fun
making soil blocks is easy too – its just like making mudpies
the details – sunday may 20th from 1pm-3pm at detroit farm and garden located at 1759 20th st detroit (the entrance is on 21st). we will cover the benfits and drawbacks of using soil blocks, the materials used in the mix, how to mix the blocking mix, making blocks, seeding, potting up, and pricking out into blocks.
if you get the blocking bug, soil mix will be available to purchase and limited numbers of soil blockers will be for sale. call them asap at 313-655-2344 if you want one and you can walk out the store ready to start yr fall transplants in soil blocks.
look forward to seeing you there.