It's the ultimate potting soil-everything your plants need, in one bag. Ocean forest is a powerhouse blend of premium earthworm castings, bat guano, & seagoing fish & crab meal. Composted forest humus, sandy loam, & sphagnum peat Moss give ocean forest its light, aerated Texture. Start with ocean forest & watch your plants come alive! perfect for containers & ready to use right out of the bag. Ocean forest is pH adjusted at 6.3 to 6.8 to allow for optimum fertilizer uptake. There's no need for nitrogen fertilizers at first; instead try an organic blend like FoxFarm big bloom liquid plant food to encourage strong branching & a sturdy, healthy growth habit.