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OfflineMighty Bop
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Brand of Vermiculite
    #1770770 - 08/01/03 08:29 PM (13 years, 10 months ago)

I am having problems with contamination and I suspect the verm I am using is bad. Could I please get some responses as to where you guys get your verm and what brand it is?

The kind I have which I've had no success with is called ferti-lome. It's got a picture of all these kids at some nursery learning how to put plants in pots or something and on the wall it says "Young Gardener Week". Of course this brand of verm comes from Texas so I doubt anyone else would have it but you never know.


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Re: Brand of Vermiculite [Re: Mighty Bop]
    #1770820 - 08/01/03 08:46 PM (13 years, 10 months ago)

I just use Sta-Green verm. I bought it at Lowes. Its the Medium grade!
You should sterilize all your verm before using it.


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Re: Brand of Vermiculite [Re: wicish1]
    #1770839 - 08/01/03 08:56 PM (13 years, 10 months ago)

And you've never had any problems with it?


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Re: Brand of Vermiculite [Re: Mighty Bop]
    #1770944 - 08/01/03 09:48 PM (13 years, 10 months ago)

scoots,no problems at all


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Re: Brand of Vermiculite [Re: charvo]
    #1770954 - 08/01/03 09:52 PM (13 years, 10 months ago)

mighty_bop....just bake your verm in the oven in a pan for like 1/2 hour @300degrees before makeing the mixtures up for the jars! that should help contams if it IS the verm.


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Re: Brand of Vermiculite [Re: GregHimself]
    #1770971 - 08/01/03 10:01 PM (13 years, 10 months ago)

Sweet thanks Greg that's a good idea. I just went to Lowe's and got some Sta-Green Verm so let's just see what happens. Thanks guys....


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Re: Brand of Vermiculite [Re: Mighty Bop]
    #1773726 - 08/02/03 09:10 PM (13 years, 10 months ago)

Miracle grow ... or schultz... shultz is a bit finer


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