Friday, May 1, 2009
Within the next few days I'll be transferring the tomato plants and eggplants to their permanent home. I'll be using the container mix I bought last year plus a couple of new bags I bought this year. Since the soil from last year will be rather weak I bought some booster mix from gardeners.com to replenish the depleted nutrients. By using this mix I can avoid buying all new soil and, more importantly, I won't have to lug heavy bags of dead weight up 5 flights of stairs! My mover had to do that when we moved here in December. The look on his face when he realized he had to carry garbage bags filled with dirt to the top floor of a walk-up was priceless.
2 Bags of Container Booster Mix: $19.90
2 Bags of Self-Watering Container Mix: $19.90
Running Total: $100.10
Update: apparently I can't count. The rooftop is the 5th floor, so I have to climb 4 flights, not 5, to get there. Pardon my idiocy.
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