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coarse perlite or medium vermiculite

Posted by eaglesgarden 6b - se PA (My Page) on
Wed, Apr 29, 09 at 14:24

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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RE: coarse perlite or medium vermiculite

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.

RE: coarse perlite or medium vermiculite

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


RE: coarse perlite or medium vermiculite

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.

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