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Two days after the "dry root" test!


This was quite an “eye-opener”!
Earlier, I had blogged the dry-rooting of a young tree: tree blog and I dry-rooted two similar trees, one in a pot of Scotts potting soil and the other in a pot of enhanced organic soil.
Here is the results after only 2 days. Let’s look at the “Scotts plant” first:

Not bad, but some of the leaves look a tad “droopy”. The over all health is not all that bad, but the tree lacks that “zesty” and “vibrant” look..

Here is what the organically “dry-rooted sister tree” is looking like after just two days:

The difference is striking.. And some say that “Organics” is a waste of time.. {chuckle}

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Wow, that's some difference.

I'm with you, i know these methods work, have seen it before !

2 Sep, 2009


well done

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2 Sep, 2009


This is all new to me - but it certainly works!! :-))

2 Sep, 2009


Ah yes the mechanics of Organics. The proof is in the picture!! Works for me!

2 Sep, 2009


A lot of folks on this site have suggested that I try tests on identical plants under carefully controlled conditions and that is what I did. I'll have to get some daytime photos of the two trees. They were both grown from tiny 6" sprigs for about a year and are about 2 feet tall, growing in 2 gallon containers. I have added some of the new "Alpha Bio Systems" Thrive product to the organic tree's container to see what happens. I suspect that the mycorrhizal fungi and beneficial microbes contained in the product might farther enhance the soil into a more balanced situation.
We'll see what happens! {big grin}

3 Sep, 2009


I look forward to checking out the results. You seem to be having a great deal of fun experimenting - Dr. Frankenstein?? lol.

5 Sep, 2009


LOL, Gardengnome!
I just want to out-do my neighbors landscaping! {chuckle}

6 Sep, 2009


Now that's what I call an inspiration. Keep us posted.

6 Sep, 2009

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