clairdo2(3)September 25, 2006

Does anyone know where I can get vermiculite or perlite by the big bag. I use a lot of it for hypertufa and I can only get the small bag at Walmart.Are there nurseries in Northern Ontario that sell it.

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imcanadian(3 Sask. Canada)

Claire, try Peavy mart, they can order perilite in bags that are about 4 feet tall. Joelle

    Bookmark   October 1, 2006 at 10:27PM
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lukaslilies(z4/5 VT)

I went to buy vermiculite, I think it was 2 years ago. I was told it might be the last year that it would be for sale, since most of it came from a mine in Montana that had also been found to have asbestos (a known carcinogen). Maybe Perlite will be your best bet?

    Bookmark   October 6, 2006 at 8:04PM
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casper1(5/6- -10F Ont)

Try your local building supply, its used for insulation, and will save you a bundle of money. Rai

    Bookmark   October 7, 2006 at 4:46PM
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I would recommed that anyone who might have vermiculite on hand contact the EPA. I live in Libby, Montana, where this was mined and it has been responsible for many deaths.

Check this out:

    Bookmark   October 13, 2006 at 2:09AM
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