Friederike
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Does diatomaceous earth still work if it gets wet?

I put some DE around plants that were eaten( leaves), but I don't know if it still works , when it gets wet. Does anybody know or has anybody used it?
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diatomaceous earth when wet

Yes, as long as it isn't totally washed away, it should still work. DE is sometimes applied as a wet solution.

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Even if it's not as effective *while* wet, it'll start "working" again when dry.

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The trick with [url=https://www.richsoil.com/diatomaceous-earth.jsp]diatomaceous earth[/url] is to make sure to use plenty of it. My experience is that using just a little ends up not working at all.

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