White Powder



  • DorsetUKDorsetUK Posts: 441

    Or have a wander round any local 'garden centre' or equivalent and see if you can find a similar bag with a similar red/yellow label

  • Busy-LizzieBusy-Lizzie Posts: 13,807

    Sounds most like lime to me, but I'd chuck it. I've bought it like that for growing brassicas, then found soil here is alkaline.

    Dordogne and Norfolk
  • Mark 499Mark 499 Posts: 380

    Could it be Epsom salt?

  • NewBoy2NewBoy2 Posts: 1,201

    Could be a French attempt at making a cheese as good as Cheddar !!

    Never change Tigers in Mid Stream
  • pansyfacepansyface PEAK DISTRICT DerbyshirePosts: 15,271

    Could be rat poisonimage

    Apophthegm -  a big word for a small thought.
  • That's it, it's going in the bin! image

    Gardeners, I think, dream bigger dreams than emperors. – Mary Cantwell
  • YviestevieYviestevie Kingswinford, West MidlandsPosts: 4,874

    How big is this bag of white powder.  It could be really valuable in certain quarters!!

    Hi from Kingswinford in the West Midlands
  • Put a small amount of it in water - the reaction might tell you something (either positive or negative).

  • Ok, will give that a go - what 'reaction' am I looking for? image

    Gardeners, I think, dream bigger dreams than emperors. – Mary Cantwell
  • I haven't a clue what it is but enjoyed reading the replies, very funny you guys.

    i would bin it safely .

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