A growing market: vermiculite and perlite in horticulture
Published: Friday, 21 March 2014
Reporter, Antonio Torrisi, and Senior Reporter, Kasia Patel, take a look at the uses of vermiculite and perlite in the horticultural industry.
Because of their specific mineral properties, both perlite
and vermiculite lend themselves to a variety of commercial
applications, such as in construction and packaging. One niche
use is the application of perlite and vermiculite in
horticulture, owing to the structure of both minerals, which
allows them to control soil moisture...