This is an evolving topic for me, but as I've mentioned many of these at various points along the podcast, I wanted to compile this page:
When filling new containers, I'll spring for FoxFarm Ocean Forest, which requires little amendment out of the gate -- it's pretty supercharged:
Chicken Manure/Bat Guano
The good stuff. If I had chickens, I'd use that.
Previously discussed in context of Paramagnetism.
- Amazon $19
A-to-Z Of Minerals and Trace Elements.
In containers, can help aeration, water retention, improve root growth.
- Amazon $14 for huge block
- Amazon $24
And, when it leaks out the bottom, Compost Tea.
From the friendly red wrigglers.