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Anonymous added on August 7, 2015 | Answered

What is builder’s sand? I notice a lot of plants require a mixture of sand for good drainage but I’m not sure where to find this sand. When I go to Home Depot or Lowes, they only have play sand or paving sand. Nothing that says “builder’s sand.”

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Answered on August 7, 2015

Builder's sand is coarse sand that can improve soil drainage and is often found in the masonry department of most home centers. It has a much larger grain than play sand. If you are unable to find builder's sand, vermiculite will achieve the same purpose and should be easier to find.

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