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Pros and Cons of Vermiculite in Gardening

Pros & Cons of Vermiculite
Pros and cons of vermiculite in gardening

Vermiculite can be effectively utilized in gardening, bringing a wide range of pros compared to the cons of using it. The pros of using vermiculite in the garden include improving root growth and increasing water retention while cons include it is non renewable. Some of the advantages include;

Pros of Vermiculite in Gardening

  • Improves root growth
  • Increases nutrient retention
  • Will not rot
  • Prevents mold and mildew
  • Helps root anchorage
  • Impressive water retention
  • Sterile
  • Neutral pH
  • Aerates soil
  • Promotes rapid growth
  • Improves soil quality
  • Versatile
  • Can be used alone or in mixes


Not a renewable source

Can retain too much moisture if applied incorrectly

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