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Post  pamwins on 2/12/2012, 11:20 am

We are newbies and finally found 4 cu ft bags of vermiculite (Zonolite) only to find in the small print it's been pre-treated to repel moisture. Doesn't sound like it can be used to start seedlings but do you think it can be used in Mel's mix? We unknowingly bought 4 bags!
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Re: Pre-treated vermiculite? Zonolite?

Post  jpatti on 2/12/2012, 12:17 pm

Errr...no. The point of vermiculite is to be light and fluffy and hold lots of water.
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Post  pamwins on 2/15/2012, 2:16 pm

@jpatti wrote:Errr...no. The point of vermiculite is to be light and fluffy and hold lots of water.
Thanks, kinda what we thought, too. Oh, well, back to the store we go...
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Post  Kelejan on 2/15/2012, 2:21 pm

I hope you can get a refund, jpatti, otherwise it is an expensive mistake. Let us know how it turns out.Very Happy
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Post  pamwins on 2/15/2012, 8:36 pm

Thanks, will do!
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