Grow your Garden with Miracle Gro {Expand 'n Gro concentrated plant mix review}

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I was super excited when I was asked to review the Miracle Gro Expand ‘n Gro™  concentrated planting mix.  I love growing things!   Remember my front yard flower bed post from last week?  Well, this week I’ve been working on my backyard.  Underneath our bedroom windows we put in a our own “berry patch” as we call it. 🙂  We have strawberries growing there….

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…as well as blueberry bushes!  Right now they look like this {lots of blooms} but pretty soon we will have lots of blueberries and TONS of strawberries!  Yum!  I can’t wait.  Since we put this bed in
{& since it is raised off the ground about 2 feet} the soil has settled over the last few years.
It was in need of some more dirt, and of course,
the plants could use a good feeding from Miracle Gro!
So this couldn’t of been better timing for me.  Thank you, Miracle Gro! 🙂
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I was also happy to see that the instructions are right on the back of the bag!  They are very simple to follow, & there are even pictures.  So you can’t mess up. 😉  You can use the Miracle Gro Expand n’ Gro in pots or in the ground.  So just about everybody has a spot where they could use some Miracle Gro Expand n’ Gro. 🙂  The Miracle Gro Expand n’ Gro will make your soil up to 40% lighter and creates up to 90% more air space so your roots can thrive.  
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When you open the bag it looks just like dirt, but when you add water it expands enough to fill four 12 inch flower pots or 8 square feet in the ground.  Amazing!  The all natural fibers hold up to 50% more water than basic potting soil and releases it as the plants need it.  Super cool.  It also feeds for up to 6 months for big, beautiful plants
(or in our case big yummy strawberries & blueberries!).  Yay! 🙂
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It was super easy to use.
Since I was using mine on the ground I first spread a 1 inch layer of soil in my beds.
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Then I mixed the Miracle Gro Expand n’ Gro in with the other dirt in my flower beds.
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Then I planted and watered as usual.  (The soil will expand as you add equal parts of water to it.)
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I can’t wait to see our strawberries & blueberries in a few weeks!
I’m sure they will be fabulous thanks to Miracle Gro Expand ‘n Gro!
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As always all opinions are my own. 🙂
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