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Potting Simplified

 Keeping It Simple

There is no reason for potting waterlilies to be complicated. My basic method has worked very well for me over the years. Here are the basics, plain and simple.  You do NOT need any "special planting mediums." If you want to use them, go right ahead. The truth is, if the soil  will grow grass, it will grow waterlilies. This includes my own native Florida "soil," which is largely sand. To date, my only concession to the urge to "improve" the soil is to mix in some bagged top soil, and that is done when the soil I dig up looks too much like beach sand. Here is what the "raw" material that I have to work with looks like: 


Florida Sandy Soil      Add a little bagged topsoil, I get this :  



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