coarse perlite or medium vermiculite

eaglesgarden(6b - se PA)April 29, 2009

I have found a source near me that has only medium vermiculite, but does have coarse perlite. What is everyone's opinion regarding the choice? Which is better?

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I would go with the Medium Vermiculite for your vegetable garden, the perlite will serve to keep your roots moist which is better for your flowers. The purpose of the vermiculite is to provide aeration to facilitate proper draining.

    Bookmark   April 29, 2009 at 2:45PM
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engineeredgarden(7, nw Alabama)

I used medium vermiculite last year, and it did great. That would be my choice...


    Bookmark   April 29, 2009 at 3:14PM
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eaglesgarden(6b - se PA)

Thanks, goki and EG,

I can't get the stuff until Friday afternoon (not in stock currently, but expected for the next delivery), so all opinions are still welcomed.

    Bookmark   April 29, 2009 at 3:37PM
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