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Germinating Seeds with Vermiculite

Germinating Seeds with Vermiculite

If you enjoy germinating seeds at home or run a flower business or horticultural business, then vermiculite is ideal for the germination of seeds. Not…

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What is Vermiculite?

What is Vermiculite?

Vermiculite is a naturally-occurring mineral composed of shiny flakes resembling Mica. It is produced in different grades or sizes. When heated to high temperature, vermiculite…

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Following Proper Protocol for Asbestos Detection and Control

Following Proper Protocol for Asbestos Detection and Control

The Vermiculite Association (TVA) has, for years, attempted to develop standards for the industry. From the Product Stewardship Program (PSP) to the current Best Practices…

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Vermiculite Building Boards

Vermiculite Building Boards

Exfoliated vermiculite is used in building boards to: Reduce density Improve insulation properties Enhance fire resistance Boards containing exfoliated vermiculite are often used as a…

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Vermiculite is Not Asbestos

Vermiculite is Not Asbestos

There are no real causes for concern about health risks from vermiculite. Providing the vermiculite is used and handled in accordance with the suppliers’ recommendations, it…

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Seed Germination

Seed Germination

Use vermiculite alone or mixed with soil or peat to germinate seeds. Very little watering is required. When vermiculite is used alone, seedlings should be…

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Waste Treatment/Packaging

Exfoliated vermiculite’s cation exchange capacity (up to 1000 milliequivalents per kg) allows it to be used in fluid purification processes for waste water, chemical processing…

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