WANTED: Diatomateous Earth in Montreal

robitaillenancy1(zone 5)February 11, 2006

Where can I buy Diatomateous earth in or around Montreal?

I can buy small sacks at my AV club but I want it in large quantities.


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Try a swimming pool supply place. They use it in pool filters, and you can buy 50lb bags of it...pure fossilized diatoms..quite sharp, and the slugs hate it!

    Bookmark   February 12, 2006 at 5:24PM
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bonniepunch(USDAz4 AgCanz5a)

Have you checked Jardin Jasmin?


    Bookmark   February 14, 2006 at 2:32PM
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Hi all,
I have tried to find it in Montreal(West Island)& the Laurentians.. at pool supply places...they've never heard of it...and I don't know how to say it in french...anyone have any luck finding it in this area?

    Bookmark   February 16, 2006 at 2:52PM
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"La Terre Diatomée" is the Google translation. English spelling is 'diatomaceous'. Hope this helps. :o)

    Bookmark   February 20, 2006 at 11:29AM
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I am looking for a small quantity

I have a communal garden plot
I hear it can help me with my Flea beetle problem
anyone know where I can find a small bag of it?
My poor Arugula and broccoli will thank you
My stomach too...

    Bookmark   May 27, 2009 at 10:01PM
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I got rid of the flea beetles by putting a little stick with yellow sticker on it. It is sold at Canadian Tires and garden centers. Hope this will help or you have already solved your problem.

I am interested to meet with gardeners in Montreal once per year to trade seeds and plants. If you are interested, we can set up a mailing list to see if it is possible to organize a meeting in 2012.

    Bookmark   September 7, 2011 at 9:42AM
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