kevin merriman

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Is Vermiculite dangerous

Posted: 20/05/2012 at 02:13

Hi  Welshonion was i starting panic no i was not i was simply asking a question so please do get you facts right

Is Vermiculite dangerous

Posted: 19/05/2012 at 00:42

ok thank you all for your replies

Problem Clay soil

Posted: 19/05/2012 at 00:12

If all else fails try building raised borders


Posted: 16/05/2012 at 23:12

Hi i was just wondoring what i am doing wrong.I planted onion sets about 6 weeks ago in raised borders full of topsoil and some of the bulbs are rotting dark brown and soft the leaves look healthy and are about a foot tall

New to everything ...

Posted: 10/05/2012 at 23:06

Look at montys raised beds in his vegetable garden its on one of the gardeners world episodes on bbc i player that will give you an idea


Posted: 10/05/2012 at 03:06

Ive only just planted mine....That may help.I never go by the packet i just go by the weather conditions....

Talkback: How to build a raised bed

Posted: 10/05/2012 at 02:37

I built 4 raised beds and just filled them with 2 ton of topsoil then next year i will just condition the soil with the growbags i used to grow the tomatoes in and also dig the good old Home made compost

New to everything ...

Posted: 10/05/2012 at 02:08

Hi there have you thought about raised bed gardening....Perfect if you want to grow crops you normally would struggle with

Is Vermiculite dangerous

Posted: 10/05/2012 at 01:58

Hi all i was just wanting to know if Vermiculite is safe to use for growing vegetables.I was told it contains asbestos.Im almost new to gardening..Ive been gardening for just over 2 years but never used the stuff lol i have normally used grit but have seen alot of gardeners using vermiculite and perlite

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