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Old 01-28-2011, 10:08 AM
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Originally Posted by ICT Bill View Post
we make a couple different kinds, we strerilize the char and then grow different beneficial microorganisms out on the media. One of the things we have found over the last couple years is "less is more" too much char actually stunts growth and germination, it is also best to inoculate it before it is applied
I had the same experience with the stunting of growth, when using lots of char... the biggest problem is busting up actual wood char and getting it to soak up water...
Leaning towards the commercial briquettes for lawns, but I don't really know what is in those things...
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Now that I know that clay's texture(platelets) has nothing to do with water infiltration, percolation, or drainage
,,, I wonder what does...
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