Re: is "Fire Clay" ok for seed balls?
- --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Pietro" <2009@...> wrote:
> Hello everybody.
> I am trying to get some seedballs. I would like to do them automatically so I bought a concrete mixer like this: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:ConcreteMixer4.JPG
> took away the metal bars inside.
> Now I need red clay powder, earth, seeds and water.
> And here comes the problem, because I am having a hard time in finding the clay. A friend found me a place where they sell some powder clay.
> But the problem is that the "argila is«refractaria»".
> I went to see what it means and essentially the english word is "fireclay".
> They use it for ceramics and fire bricks.
> So now I am wondering, should I try it? Do we know if it could possibly work?
> Many thanks,
there is an article on clay ball by Milkwood permaculture farm in NSW in Australia has some very good links you may find useful.