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Re: in search of


I got the last two 8qt bags of vermiculite at Lowes for $2.97 ea.  A price I
can live with and a quantity I can store until needed.

Kitty
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Pam Evans" <gardenqueen@gmail.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Saturday, June 04, 2005 8:39 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] in search of


> I use lava sand to loosen up soil, garden or potting.  Does HD not
> carry that up there?
>
> On 6/4/05, Chapel Ridge Wal Mart National Hearing Center
> <4042N15@nationalhearing.com> wrote:
> > Hmm....maybe I should go get the 4cuft bag.  It's cheaper in the long
run.
> > Only about $13.
> > I had planned to get both vermiculite & perlite at HD because I had a
$10
> > card.  I ended up just taking 3 perlite to use up the card, since I know
> > I'll use it.  Interestingly, the 8qt bag (Scotts)on the shelf was much
> > thicker and heavier than the new bags he got out for me.  I suppose
there's
> > moisture in the bag.  But then I looked at the 8qt bags at WalMart
(private
> > label) and they seemed even thinner and lighter than the light, new
Scotts
> > bags.  Still got a lot less for $11 than I would have with the 4cuft bag
of
> > perlite at AgPlus, about $13, but since I had the $card it only cost me
$1.
> >
> > Kitty
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "james singer" <islandjim1@verizon.net>
> > To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > Sent: Saturday, June 04, 2005 4:22 PM
> > Subject: Re: [CHAT] in search of
> >
> >
> > > My HD used to carry it, but quit, I think, with the asbestos thing.
> > > Since then I've had to rely on small, independent garden centers. So
> > > far, haven't had any trouble finding it--it just costs more.
> > >
> > > On Jun 4, 2005, at 7:00 PM, Chapel Ridge Wal Mart National Hearing
> > > Center wrote:
> > >
> > > > Vermiculite.
> > > > What's going on?  I'm almost out of vermiculite and don't need (or
> > > > want to
> > > > store) the big 4cuft bag from AgPlus, so I tried Home Depot.  They
> > > > don't
> > > > carry it.  They carry the Scotts brand of everything (the way Lowe's
> > > > carries
> > > > Miracle Gro everything) and the salesman was there and he said that
> > > > they
> > > > don't want it.  So I checked Wal-Mart.  Nope.  And not just out of
it;
> > > > they
> > > > don't carry it.  Admittedly, I haven't checked everywhere yet; I'll
> > > > try a
> > > > few places tonight, but what gives?  Could it be the asbestos scare?
> > > > Every
> > > > bag of vermiculite I've seen in the past few years has had a label
> > > > "Asbestos
> > > > Free" on it, so that shouldn't be a concern.
> > > >
> > > > Anyone else having trouble finding vermiculite?
> > > >
> > > > Kitty
> > > > neIN Z5
> > > >
> > >
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> > > >
> > > Island Jim
> > > Southwest Florida
> > > 27.0 N, 82.4 W
> > > Hardiness Zone 10
> > > Heat Zone 10
> > > Minimum 30 F [-1 C]
> > > Maximum 100 F [38 C]
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>
> -- 
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> Kemp TX
> zone 8A
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      • From: "Chapel Ridge Wal Mart National Hearing Center" <4042N15@nationalhearing.com>
    • Re: in search of
      • From: "Chapel Ridge Wal Mart National Hearing Center" <4042N15@nationalhearing.com>

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