Horticultral gypsum

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bobpaine

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Horticultral gypsum
« on: December 23, 2012, 09:13 »
Does anyone know of a good supplier of garden gypsum, that is reasonably priced? Finding it difficult.

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Re: Horticultral gypsum
« Reply #1 on: December 23, 2012, 14:22 »
I've never seen gypsum advertised.  Will ordinary lime do?
I try to take one day at a time, but sometimes several days all attack me at once...

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Re: Horticultral gypsum
« Reply #3 on: December 23, 2012, 14:42 »
Its a shame the postage on that quantity is more than the cost of the item. :( Would this not be available from a good garden centre or more old-fashioned nursery in your area?
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Re: Horticultral gypsum
« Reply #4 on: December 23, 2012, 15:44 »
Gypsum is getting very hard to find for gardeners with clay soil. Few people understood its use with clay soil so retail suppliers got stuck with a lot and wouldn't carry it again.

Now it mostly goes to the plasterboard industry. So, if you can find some scrap plasterboard and you have a decent hammer, you can make your own.


 

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