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Zeolite

Updated: Apr 26




Zeolite is a naturally-occurring mineral that has a number of benefits for gardening. When added to soil, zeolite can help retain moisture and nutrients, improve soil structure, and even help reduce harmful chemical buildup.


*Slow release carrier of nutrients.

*Absorbs smell & nutrients.

*Helps to detoxify & improve soil structure.

*10-50 lb per 1,000 sf.

*2,000 lb Bulk Bag

*Organic


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Zeolite is a natural volcanic mineral with a honeycomb structure and a rare negative charge that allows it to absorb liquids and adsorb elements. The magnetic attraction is called CEC or ability to ion-exchange with positively charged atoms.


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Zeolite is a powder so it can be spread easily by hand.


Application Rate

Garden:

5 to 7.5lbs per 100 sqft

Lawn:

1lb to 2lb per 100 sqft

Composting Pile:

1lb per 10 cubic feet

Field Crops:

2,000lb per acre


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Annually in the spring but can be added at anytime during the season.


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Water Retention, Zeolite holds up to 60% of its weight in water.

Helps with re-wetting sphagnum soils.

Locks up heavy metals in the soil to keep them out of the food supply.

Greatly reduces nutrient runoff and leaching.

Slowly releases nutrients as they are needed in the soil.

Reduces smells of composts and manures.

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