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Starting an Herbal Garden
When planning an herbal garden it is important to decide what herbs you want to grow. Then decide where you're going to plant them. Will it be indoors or outdoors? Is there enough sunlight? Is the soil loose with good drainage or very firm and rocky? And so...
Earth Mysteries >> Herbalism

Perlite is described in multiple online sources, as addition to our editors' articles, see section below for printable documents, Perlite books and related discussion.

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EnergyGuard™ Perlite Roofing Insulation - Data Sheet
Quality You Can Trust Since 1886... From North America's Largest Roofing Manufacturer™. EnergyGuard™.
growing mixes containing perlite, sphagnum peatmoss and other components. Perlite is a volcanic material that, when heated to 1600 deg.F (850 deg.
Lightweight Concrete Mix Designs - Perlite Institute, Inc.
PERLITE. (Data in thousand metric tons unless otherwise noted). Domestic Production and Use: The estimated value (f.
AP-42, CH 11.30: Perlite Processing
Perlite is a glassy volcanic rock with a pearl-like luster.

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Harris Williams & Co. Advises EP Minerals in Sale to Golden Gate Capital
Troughs are garden jewels
But because of the resulting weight and increasing difficulty in finding these old barnyard relics, manmade troughs of Portland cement-perlite-sieved peatmoss have become the accepted substitute.
Dahlias can be overwintered for repeat performance in garden
Then cut off the stalks and store the tubers in cardboard or wooden boxes lined with newspaper, sawdust, perlite, wood shavings or peat moss. Air circulation is important. Tuck a label in with each tuber.
Extension Q&A: When to thin out irises
It has peat moss, vermiculite, perlite or other such ingredients. Garden soil doesn't have good properties when put in a pot, and unless pasteurized, it might introduce diseases and insects.
Potting soil fire is second in three months
It's made of flammable materials like peat moss, wood fibers, Perlite, Styrofoam beads and fertilizer, which can act like an oxidizer and spur a fire on. People are advised to provide ashtrays to guests when they step outside for a smoke.

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Perlite - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Perlite is an amorphous volcanic glass that has a relatively high water content, typically formed by the hydration of obsidian.
Pictures, links, and a brief description of the properties and applications of this siliceous rock. Perlite: Professional Grade 18Qt Bag: Home & Garden
Horticultural Grade Perlite to use as an aggregate and as drainage material. Contains one 18-quart bag. Cannot be shipped to California.
Perlite Information - Perlite Institute, Inc.
Perlite Institute publications about perlite are available by following the links below.
Miracle Gro® Perlite (74278300) - Soil & Conditioners - Ace Hardware
Shop Miracle Gro® Perlite (74278300) Home > Lawn & Garden > Plant & Lawn Care > Soil & Conditioners > Miracle Gro® Perlite (74278300).

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