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Re: [aroid-l] Rice hulls as planting media?

  • Subject: Re: [aroid-l] Rice hulls as planting media?
  • From: "hanson, skip" <hanson_skip@emc.com>
  • Date: Mon, 12 Jul 2004 15:01:36 -0400

> I bought some rice hulls or husks to use as a soil top 
> dressing, but I really don't care for the look of it.  Has 
> anyone ever used the hulls as part of their soil mix?  Just curious...

I agree with you on the look of rice hulls. Not to mention they blow around
in the wind easily. However, I have mixed them with compost as a top
dressing and
the look reminds me of very small wood chips. Granted it is an extra step
but
I liked the look and the drainage was great.



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