Menards no longer sells pro mix

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Fri Mar 15, 2024 3:33 pm

You're welcome. I've never been to the greenhouse place. The produce supply in Leola is where I get agribon and such, some seeds. They are about 5 miles apart, I guess. Basically when I was introduced to Nolt's by a friend, he said that is not like a big store to window shop. Generally they want you to send in your order first and they have it ready the day you come. It is all in the catalog.

How far are you from Harrisonburg? The guy that told me about nolt's has since taken over his family's farm down that way.

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Fri Mar 15, 2024 6:43 pm

JRinPA wrote: Fri Mar 15, 2024 3:33 pm How far are you from Harrisonburg? The guy that told me about nolt's has since taken over his family's farm down that way.
It takes 1.75 to 2 hours to get to Harrisonburg from here. It's southwest of me in the Shenandoah Valley. Lots of poultry farms out that way.

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Sun Mar 17, 2024 12:40 pm

Seven Bends wrote: Fri Mar 15, 2024 6:43 pm
JRinPA wrote: Fri Mar 15, 2024 3:33 pm How far are you from Harrisonburg? The guy that told me about nolt's has since taken over his family's farm down that way.
It takes 1.75 to 2 hours to get to Harrisonburg from here. It's southwest of me in the Shenandoah Valley. Lots of poultry farms out that way.
...and a beautiful place to live! ;)

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Post: # 118872Unread post Seven Bends
Sun Mar 17, 2024 6:14 pm

rdback wrote: Sun Mar 17, 2024 12:40 pm
Seven Bends wrote: Fri Mar 15, 2024 6:43 pm
JRinPA wrote: Fri Mar 15, 2024 3:33 pm How far are you from Harrisonburg? The guy that told me about nolt's has since taken over his family's farm down that way.
It takes 1.75 to 2 hours to get to Harrisonburg from here. It's southwest of me in the Shenandoah Valley. Lots of poultry farms out that way.
...and a beautiful place to live! ;)
Definitely true. Describing it as "lots of poultry farms" doesn't really get that point across well, sorry!

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Sat Apr 20, 2024 11:02 pm

So I finally went to Zettler Hardware, and okay first their prices for typical items are really high. It's sort of like Ace Hardware, and there is limited of anything garden related. But I was able to get the employee to order three bags of Pro-Mix, took 3 days to arrived and they called me to pick it up. Was $22.99 per 2cuft bag, ended up to $75 total for three.

I noticed that TrueValue have compressed bale pro-mix that can be ordered to the store, but none of them are close to my area. And they also are more expensive now.
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I am aware aside from demand there are political and logistic things Canada related that is causing price increase for peat moss and the shipping of it here to US. But basically have to get used to reusing old potting mix for my containers. Might have to give that Sunshine brand a try.
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Sun Apr 21, 2024 1:18 am

I personally didn’t like the sunshine mix none of my seedlings liked it .. just my personal experience but again it could of well been my own fault but I won’t be buying it again..

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Mon Apr 22, 2024 10:57 pm

Now that it is into mid April and I really don't need any, I have seen Pro Mix a couple places. Two weeks back, walmart had two types. Neither were BX. Small bags, one was the loose pink potting mix like above, and one was 1.1cuft compressed, red label I think, for about $20 ea. A feed supply I stopped at today had BX, I think BX myco Bio, for 47.99 for the 3.8 compressed. I priced the straight peat but already forget. Either 17 or 23 or 27 and that is quite a spread and I am ashamed of that. Bad day all around.

I think I am just going to use compost with some perlite for rain gutter pots this year. So far the onions and lettuce love it, the only two of 18 pots that are out there. In my situation, peat moss was one thing at $9 for 3 ft or $11 for 4 ft, but mid $20 range like last year...$50 bucks for peat with some fancy stuff myco bio and a small percentage of perlite is just insane to me, since I'm not selling stuff and passing that cost on.

I wanted some in January and February, I don't feel like I need it now with warmed up compost piles.

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Tue Apr 23, 2024 5:47 am

BansheeB wrote: Thu Feb 01, 2024 3:19 pm I asked the Menards FB page and they confirmed that the ProMix is being discontinued :( They're going to start carrying SunGro Sunshine Mix #4 as an alternative but it's not available at most places yet and they said it won't start being more available until later this month. Listed at 17.99 for 2cu ft. https://www.menards.com/main/outdoors/g ... 034794.htm
From what I understand, the SunGro is basically Lamberts, it's very good stuff.
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Tue Apr 23, 2024 1:16 pm

Today at Diamond R dealer here BX at 38/00 per bale,44 for HP.

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Sat May 18, 2024 7:40 am

I bought the SunGro Sunshine mix and so far I'm having good luck with it both as a seed starter and a potting mix. If I have any complaints, it's that it's a little heavy on the perlite and i have to remove some from the top for seed starting.
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