Re: powdered egg whites

Patrick Cox (
Thu, 22 Dec 1994 10:10:39 AST

=>Schwartz makes a few suggestions that leave me wary of any advice in
=>his book (such as using hard tap water to grow plants; if mineral
=>encrustations become a problem in the sphagnum, he suggests getting
=>rid of this by putting the pot under a running tap for about half an

Hard water has a high pH (alkaline), most CP's grow in acid conditions.
Using distilled water (which is usually neutral to acidic) is best or
use rain water. Do not collect rain water from eavstroughing, too much

Distilled water has a number of ions in it that usually make it acidic.
If you deionize it, then it will be neutral.

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