What Will Make a Plant Grow Faster, Dirt or Potting Soil?

Plants grow best in a medium designed specifically for them. Potting soil can be tailored to meet the specific needs of a plant with the right drainage and fertilizer mix, which ensures maximum growth.

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Jack Burton started writing professionally in 1980. He has written for "Word from Jerusalem," "ICEJ Daily News" and Tagalong Garden News. Burton managed radio stations, TV studios and newspapers, and was the chief fundraiser for Taltree Arboretum. He has a Bachelor of Science in broadcasting from John Brown University, and retired from the Navy Reserve in 1999.