I had a recipe for some seedling potting soil that called for vermiculite. I didn't have vermiculite. I did have Turface, so I used it instead of the vermiculite. I figure since Turface & vermiculite both hold lots of water and they both have flat surfaces that I could use Turface instead of vermiculite.
Will I run into any additional challenges growing my seeds with Turface than I would with vermiculite?
To be fully transparent, I found two recipes that I liked;
One was just;
*peat and perlite.
The other was; *peat, perlite and vermiculite.
I made a mix with; *peat, perlite & Turface.
I figured this would hold more water than peat and perlite alone, similar to the recipe with vermiculite. It would have the advantages of still having the good drainage that peat & perlite alone would have over the peat, perlite & vermiculite.
Do you see any problems with using Turface in this manner?