Water retained by various soil ingredients

Del Allegood npublici@yahoo.com
Wed, 24 Oct 2012 06:19:09 PDT
Lauw,Pumice is volcanic rock which is full of gas bubbles and is so light that it will float on the ocean.Basalt is also from volcano's,but is a very heavy, dense rock,made below the earths surface.Basalt is often crushed,for its multiple minerals.  Del 

--- On Wed, 10/24/12, contact <contact@bulbargence.com> wrote:

From: contact <contact@bulbargence.com>
Subject: Re: [pbs] Water retained by various soil ingredients
To: "Pacific Bulb Society" <pbs@lists.ibiblio.org>
Date: Wednesday, October 24, 2012, 12:54 PM

Can anyone  explain (to us foreigners) what is ment  by "pumice" and  
"crushed basalt" and  what are the sizes of the particles used for potting 
Kind greetings (sorry for my ignorance)

Lauw de Jager

South of France ( busy potting up bulbs)

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