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Guide to Soils and Potting Mixes

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Garden soils and potting mixes differ and should not be used interchangeable. Any soil can be improved, so customize to create a plant-perfect blend.

Learn how to do a soil test.

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Clay

Heavy, sticky clay holds water and compacts easily.

See what plants thrive in clay soils.

Sand

Gritty sand drains quickly and doesn't hold nutrients.

Silt

Crumbly silt holds nutrients and moisture but packs down.

Cacti and Succulent Mix

Equal parts sand, perlite, and potting soil provide the drainage these plants need.

Premium Mix

Jazz up potting soil by adding perlite, composted manure, vermiculite, and peat moss.

All-Purpose Mix

A blend of peat moss, vermiculite, and composted bark works for most plants.

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