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    Default How to dispose of Coco mixed with perlite?

    What do people do? I've looked it up and all I can find is suggestions to reuse it. I imagine dumping it is a bit suspect as the perlite stands out.

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    best possible way mate, how to reuse and refresh 60/40 coco/perlite mix





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    Perlite is available in "normal" garden centres. I was taught to use it for chillies and cacti.

    But reusing it would probably be less wasteful.
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    Another nod for reusing it. Seems wasteful to toss it.

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    Cheers all... pretty much the same answers as Google gave. I've got 2 plants per grow in 11 ltr pots with a 50litre bag of Canna coco pro plus and a 10 litre bag of perlite so planned on using that up. 2 months to dry out a pot of it first too... I'd do it if I had the space, but in my tiny garden and in UK weather, it's not an easy option.

    If it goes in landfill I assume it's not an issue? Thinking I'll just throw a bit away at a time in dog poo bags in the bins on walks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Silkadin View Post
    Cheers all... pretty much the same answers as Google gave. I've got 2 plants per grow in 11 ltr pots with a 50litre bag of Canna coco pro plus and a 10 litre bag of perlite so planned on using that up. 2 months to dry out a pot of it first too... I'd do it if I had the space, but in my tiny garden and in UK weather, it's not an easy option.

    If it goes in landfill I assume it's not an issue? Thinking I'll just throw a bit away at a time in dog poo bags in the bins on walks.
    Do you have any potted ornamental plants?

    Add half a part of compost and you would have a nice mix to use for some annuals outside the house or a tomoto plant or something. Just tossing out ideas!

    I dont think tossing it does harm.

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    I've not had to dispose of coco and perlite yet as I normally use soil and perlite.

    I just put the soil stacks alone in a black bag for the rubbish collection.

    If I've got 4 pots to get rid of, 2 go outside the house on my right and 2 go out with the house on my left.

    As long as there is only soil and perlite in the black sack, Job done

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    Quote Originally Posted by gardro View Post
    Lol... They didn't have the perlite to contend with tho

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    Quote Originally Posted by Silkadin View Post
    Lol... They didn't have the perlite to contend with tho
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    Flush her out real good . Toss it in garden or a compost pile

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    Quote Originally Posted by DrGreen View Post
    I remember old prison films... Shake that leg brother... Shake that leg
    Perlite tho is quite hard to blend in walkin down the street droppin out yoir pants

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