A place that sells Kaolin Clay?

alouwomack(Zone 7)May 20, 2010

Hello fellow Texans,

Does anyone know where I can buy kaolin clay in the DFW area (preferrably mid-cities/FTW)??? It was highly recommended elsewhere on GardenWeb but I can't find a local retailer. (Its available online but the shipping is hefty.)

I particularly need it for the spotted cucumber beetles!!! My plants aren't showing signs of distress yet but those little boogers are everywhere in the garden! Please help!

-Amber

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alouwomack(Zone 7)

Sorry all . . . I meant to post this in Texas Gardening . . . but if anyone here can help, I'd appreciate it as well! Thanks. --Amber

    Bookmark   May 20, 2010 at 7:31AM
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hortster(6a, southcentral KS)

Try a local ceramics supply store. Kaolin is used in the production of porcelain and should be available there.
hortster

    Bookmark   May 20, 2010 at 9:13AM
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rhizo_1 (North AL) zone 7

Look for a product named Surround. It's kaolin based and meant to be mixed in water and sprayed. I'd avoid generic kaolin. You'd not have any idea how much to mix.

    Bookmark   May 20, 2010 at 11:23PM
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alouwomack(Zone 7)

Thank you both. I'll probably just order the Surround WP from online. Looks like there isn't anyone around here that sells it :(

    Bookmark   May 21, 2010 at 1:41PM
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