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Post  sully on 3/24/2011, 8:10 am

Do not ever,ever open a bag of vermiculite in swirling 25mph winds.
Gives a whole new meaning to "hazy conditions".

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Post  Goosegirl on 3/24/2011, 8:20 am

@sully wrote:Do not ever,ever open a bag of vermiculite in swirling 25mph winds.
Gives a whole new meaning to "hazy conditions".

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Post  BackyardBirdGardner on 3/24/2011, 1:08 pm

Good stuff. And, I wouldn't do it in subfreezing temps, either. Any moisture in there freezes into blocks of icemiculite...lol. And, it doesn't mix into MM well.
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Post  Megan on 3/24/2011, 10:19 pm

Too funny. I bought my vermiculite today for my backyard beds, and one of the guys loading my truck accidentally tore a bag as he was carrying it out. It was windy, and I was downwind....I yipped, spun, and squinched my eyes shut, but I still got whapped on the side of the face by it. (And yes, they gave me a fresh, unripped bag.)
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