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pot

1. n. a toilet. (Usually with the.) Jimmy’s on the pot, Mommy.
2. n. a drinking vessel. (Old but still heard.) How about a pot of beer?
3. in. to drink heavily; to use a pot (sense 2) to excess. Let’s sit here and pot for a while.
4. n. a vessel, hat, basket, etc., used to collect or receive contributions. Please pass the pot.
5. n. a sum of money collected; a pool of money. How large is the pot this month?
6. n. cannabis; marijuana. (Originally drugs, now widely known.) The cops found pot growing next to city hall.
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Engineers will select a potting compound based solely on the expected maximum and minimum application temperatures.
Uni-Rez epoxy curing agents include reactive polyamides and amidoamines used in floor toppings, grouts, potting compounds, and laminates.
Manocchio partially fills the pot with a mixture of potting soil and well-composted chicken manure, adding just enough of the mixture so that the top of the rootball rests about 2 inches below the pot rim.
Silverware: Gardeners planting in small garden spots - such as windowsills or small pots - can use tablespoons to fill pots with potting soil, forks to loosen soil and larger wooden spoons to dig into the soil.
In addition, store-bought potting soil can be quite heavy.
Plant bulbs so they barely touch one another in a large (18-inch-diameter) pot nearly filled with potting soil (mix in granular fertilizer first).
A: My first thought is that your lack of success, since it is so consistent, might have less to do with your potting soil than it has to do with the amount of light received by your plants.
If you can make your own potting soil, start with 1/3 to 1/2 clay soil or clay loam soil.
Use a light, fast-draining potting mixture that contains some peat moss.
To force growth and hasten flowering time, you need to encourage root development (and delay top growth) by potting and then chilling the bulbs.
Fill the container about halfway with potting soil; place bulbs on top and sprinkle more soil to cover all but the tips of the bulbs.
That advice comes from the days before modern lightweight, fastdraining potting soils made it easier not to overwater container plants.
I was surprised to learn that many commercial growers of outdoor ornamental and shade trees use a potting mix that consists entirely of sawdust and top soil (the kind sold in nurseries).
It also "wicks' dissolved minerals and salts from the potting mix.