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Re: Where to find Verm. + Perlite
    #284257 - 04/02/01 06:27 PM (17 years, 23 days ago)

How many 1/2 pint jars do you think 1 quart of verm. will be good for?



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Re: Where to find Verm. + Perlite [Re: badtown]
    #284296 - 04/02/01 06:47 PM (17 years, 23 days ago)

http://www.homeharvest.com/soilconditioners.htm

This is a good place to get vermiculite and perlite. You are going to want more than a quart!



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Re: Where to find Verm. + Perlite [Re: toadlicker]
    #284301 - 04/02/01 06:55 PM (17 years, 23 days ago)

But the vermiculite section on HomeHarvest only has coarse. Is this ok too?



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Re: Where to find Verm. + Perlite [Re: badtown]
    #284328 - 04/02/01 07:33 PM (17 years, 23 days ago)

Or would it be possible to just hammer the hell outta the coarse stuff??



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Re: Where to find Verm. + Perlite [Re: badtown]
    #284330 - 04/02/01 07:40 PM (17 years, 23 days ago)

Badtown: HQ put some coarse vermiculite in her coffee grinder before; easier than brf but she just can't bear to use it for grinding beans anymore...



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Re: Where to find Verm. + Perlite [Re: oscill8]
    #284333 - 04/02/01 07:47 PM (17 years, 23 days ago)

So grinding coarse verm into finer grade will work, right? Will this change the outcome or create more problems for me? I have enuffa those...



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Re: Where to find Verm. + Perlite [Re: badtown]
    #284349 - 04/02/01 08:15 PM (17 years, 23 days ago)

If your doing the newbie or pftek, then you want to put some verm aside for casing and the verm. seal so 1 quart would probably do about 12 jars.

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Re: Where to find Verm. + Perlite [Re: ]
    #284420 - 04/02/01 09:57 PM (17 years, 23 days ago)

Ok, just ordered 4 qt. verm and perlite from HomeHarvest. I'm planning on just putting it through the grinder. Thanks.



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Re: Where to find Verm. + Perlite [Re: badtown]
    #284424 - 04/02/01 10:07 PM (17 years, 23 days ago)

Badtown, don't bother with grinding course vermiculite. Home Harvest has fine vermiculite here.

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Re: Where to find Verm. + Perlite [Re: kosmic_charlie]
    #284864 - 04/03/01 03:22 PM (17 years, 22 days ago)

I've always preferred the course verm because it allows more aeration within the substrate. The mycelium network can move around more freely helping speed up growth. And as for the casing soil, it gives it more texture as well.



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