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Craft soil - where to find them?

Post by the lynx » Tue, 03 Jul 2012 4:19 pm

Hey guys, any idea where can I find craft soil (or simulated soil OR FAKE SOIL) here in Singapore?

This is one example.

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Called over a dozen florist supply shops and none of them even heard of it. I haven't checked out Spotlight but wondering if anyone out here who knows something about it.

Thanks!

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Post by JR8 » Tue, 03 Jul 2012 5:15 pm

Ooh go on, you have to elaborate :) What are wanting to use it for?

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Post by nakatago » Tue, 03 Jul 2012 5:23 pm

JR8 wrote:Ooh go on, you have to elaborate :) What are wanting to use it for?
Isn't the pictures on the box enough illustration on what it's used for?
"A quokka is what would happen if there was an anime about kangaroos."

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Post by JR8 » Tue, 03 Jul 2012 5:29 pm

My thinking was if the need were clearer, a solution could be found.

If it is for 'potting up' artificial plants why not use regular potting soil? It is sterile.

Or, how about sand, with a layer of pebbles on top?


But, without knowing the intended use making suggestions is rather blind.

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Post by the lynx » Tue, 03 Jul 2012 10:03 pm

JR8 wrote:My thinking was if the need were clearer, a solution could be found.

If it is for 'potting up' artificial plants why not use regular potting soil? It is sterile.

Or, how about sand, with a layer of pebbles on top?


But, without knowing the intended use making suggestions is rather blind.
Ah, JR8, if I tell you, I will have to kill you :wink:




...and use that craft soil to bury you after I'm done :P

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Post by JR8 » Tue, 03 Jul 2012 11:09 pm

You see Nak, very different from what was shown on the box!

:P :lol:

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Post by Strong Eagle » Tue, 03 Jul 2012 11:17 pm

JR8 wrote:You see Nak, very different from what was shown on the box!

:P :lol:
I dunno... that plant on the right side of the box... I think I had a grow room full of them at one time.

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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Tue, 03 Jul 2012 11:48 pm

SE, they probably don't know what a closet lined with tin foil can grow! :cool:
SOME PEOPLE TRY TO TURN BACK THEIR ODOMETERS. NOT ME. I WANT PEOPLE TO KNOW WHY I LOOK THIS WAY. I'VE TRAVELED A LONG WAY, AND SOME OF THE ROADS WEREN'T PAVED. ~ Will Rogers

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Post by JR8 » Tue, 03 Jul 2012 11:51 pm

Bwahahaha... :lol:

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Post by nakatago » Wed, 04 Jul 2012 1:23 am

Pineapples?

From Hawaii.

:cool:
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Post by JR8 » Wed, 04 Jul 2012 1:33 am

Wat you bin smokin man? :wink: :cool:

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Post by the lynx » Wed, 04 Jul 2012 8:31 am

Haha all these jokes and we still have no clue as to where I can get them from :P

OKOK I'll come clean, I'm thinking of making landscape model of some sort so I need to use craft soil (and also some craft foliages - but I can manage those). Can't use actual soil for obvious reason.

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Post by x9200 » Wed, 04 Jul 2012 12:07 pm

Am not sure too what is this all about but try Far East Flora, Queensway. Go there in person and see what they have on board. They used to have many sorts of materials, gravels (various sizes starting from few mm), sand for sand boxes etc. Buy the ingredients, mix them up and voilà.. your own a-soil.

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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Wed, 04 Jul 2012 12:18 pm

x9200 wrote:.. your own a-soil.
:o
SOME PEOPLE TRY TO TURN BACK THEIR ODOMETERS. NOT ME. I WANT PEOPLE TO KNOW WHY I LOOK THIS WAY. I'VE TRAVELED A LONG WAY, AND SOME OF THE ROADS WEREN'T PAVED. ~ Will Rogers

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Post by poodlek » Wed, 04 Jul 2012 12:25 pm

sundaymorningstaple wrote:
x9200 wrote:.. your own a-soil.
:o
ROTFL

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