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A place that sells Kaolin Clay?

Posted by alouwomack Fort Worth TX / 8 (My Page) on
Thu, May 20, 10 at 7:24

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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RE:: A place that sells Kaolin Clay?

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


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RE: A place that sells Kaolin Clay?

  • Posted by hortster 6A, southcentral KS (My Page) on
    Thu, May 20, 10 at 9:13

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


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RE: A place that sells Kaolin Clay?

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.


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RE: A place that sells Kaolin Clay?

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


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