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Re: Re: Re: slugs and lava sand was: Chinese ginger -YoKitty!

No, grit is crushed granite, doesn't affect pH.
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Donna" <justme@prairieinet.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Thursday, September 02, 2004 5:46 AM
Subject: RE: Re: Re: [CHAT] slugs and lava sand was: Chinese
ginger -YoKitty!

> I think we talked about this before- but for what ever reason can't
> remember the out come...
> Chicken grit- isn't that a somewhere between crushed/chunk type
> limestone? Doesn't that change the ph of the soil? Would there be some
> concern for really messing with the soil and having worse problems, or
> then having to adjust with some chemical of sort to change the ph back?
> Donna
> > Ah...sort of the broken glass for slugs item, huh?  I've often
> > yearned for a bit of razor wire to put around my Tricyrtis to foil
> > those slimy critters...maybe this would do the trick and not be as
> > dangerous to me and the rest of the wildlife:-)  Sounds like it would
> > be similar to chicken grit for loosening clay soil.  Next time I'm in
> > my local Home Despot, I'll check around for it.
> >
> > Thanks!
> >
> > Marge Talt, zone 7 Maryland
> > mtalt@hort.net
> > Editor:  Gardening in Shade
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