Diatomaceous Earth - Garden
Our food-grade diatomaceous earth is a 100% organic product. It's a natural insecticide and pesticide and a rich source of silica for plants.
Our large 1.5 kg bags are ideal for use in the garden as a pesticide, deodoriser and soil enhancer.
What is Diatomaceous Earth?
DE consists of silica rich, fossilized exoskeletons of aquatic diatoms (single celled algae), harvested from sediment and ground to a powder.
DE is effective against aphids, thrips, ants, mites, earwigs, bedbugs, adult flea beetles, cockroaches, snails, fleas, ticks, lice and other soft bodied pests.
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- Diatomaceous Earth is mineral-based: approximately 3% magnesium, 5% sodium, 2% iron, 19% calcium, 33% silicon and several trace elements.
- DE is non toxic and therefore harmless to you, your pets, birds, fish, wildlife or any beneficial microorganisms it contacts in soil.
- DE is not chemical. It does not harm like chemical poisons and will not lose potency nor evaporate.