Carnivorous Plants/Dolomite Lime

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Hi Jeff, I would not think I should a have an issue here, but! I want to get some powdered dolomite lime and all I have found is the granules.  What brand do you use and where do you purchase it?
Thanks!!

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Hi Jason,

Check out an independent garden center in your area, and tell them you're looking for garden lime or dolomite lime powder, not pellets or prilled.  It will often be in bags or boxes and several different brands are out there.  I think we've used Lily Miller which makes both the powder and pellets.  Big box stores are much less likely to have much of a selection with this.

Good Growing!

Jeff Dallas
Sarracenia Northwest
http://www.growcarnivorousplants.com

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