Verve Peat free multipurpose compost 50L

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3663602950776

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£3.86

Verve Peat free multipurpose compost 50L

Product code:
3663602950776
Verve Peat free multipurpose compost 50L

Price

£3.86

3 for £10

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This peat free multipurpose compost is suitable use all around the garden, including pots, containers, hanging baskets, window boxes, beds and borders.

  • To get more from your bag, loosen up compacted compost before use. For more tips on caring for your plants, check out our handy step-by-step guides and get the most out of your compost

Features and Benefits

  • A great all-rounder, this compost is a blend of quality ingredients, and balanced fertiliser to encourage healthy growth
  • This hearty mix won’t suit acid-loving plants such as Rhododendrons, Heathers, Azaleas, Japanese Acers, and Camellias. For these picky plants, choose Verve ericaceous compost instead
  • Feeds plants for up to 6 weeks
  • Designed to give plants & seeds a great start when first sowed
  • Verve’s peat free multipurpose compost has all the ingredients to let your flowers and vegetables, flourish and grow - for up to 6 weeks
  • Always wear gloves when gardening and wash hands after use. Keep packaging away from babies or children to avoid danger of suffocation. Use in a well ventilated place and avoid breathing in dust. Ensure you can handle this product without difficulty if you are prone to allergies

Technical Specifications

Technical specification of Verve Peat free multipurpose compost 50L
Brand Verve
Volume 50L
Material Green compost, bark fines
Colour description Brown

Health and Safety

Please note that this item has additional safety or regulatory datasheets available. The product may have possible health and safety hazards covered in these documents. Refer to the container for full information and always follow the instructions.

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Compost buying guide

Compost buying guide

Pots, planters and hanging baskets are an easy and effective way to add colour to any size of outdoor space. And if you're looking to create these stunning bursts full of gorgeous, thriving plants, don’t just use the soil from your garden. Give your flowers, fruit and vegetables the best start by choosing a growing medium, such as compost, to help them become established.

Compost has a superior structure to normal garden soil – both nutritionally and physically. Compost tends to have fertiliser added, offering the specific nutrients your plants need, whatever stage of development they’re at, for several weeks. And some will have organic matter added to them to help change the physical structure of the soil, making it richer or denser so that it's better at holding water. This is especially well suited for container plants as they can dry out really quickly. It also ensures that the nutrients are locked in for as long as possible.

So, if you're keen to give your plants a helping hand, let's find the right compost.

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Reviews 1.8  out of 5 stars

Verve Peat free multipurpose compost 50L is rated 1.9 out of 5 by 12.
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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good This stuff is good £1 in store ignore the bad reviews I disagree this helped my plants grow just as well its not the soil to blame its many other factors poor nutrition to much water not enough water etc
Date published: 2018-01-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent alternative to peat based compost Good value alternative to environmentally damaging peat-based compost. I've used more than 500 litres of this stuff for everything from pot-plants in the house to planting out trees and shrubs int the garden
Date published: 2018-01-12
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Not terrible but bits of rubbish in it First of all, these bags are heavy. Compared to a 50L bag of regular compost, these feel like they weigh twice as much. This is probably down to the fact that this compost is primarily very finely shredded wood and bark. The texture isn’t the same as peated compost. It’s much coarser. It seems also like water drains straight through it. I wouldn’t use this in a container without some additional water retention. My few bags didn’t have the sticks and large rocks that others mentioned, but there were bits of shredded plastic and foil in all three of the bags I bought. It was easy to pick out but definitely not welcome. I’ll use a different brand of peat free compost next time.
Date published: 2018-05-01
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Poor quality You get what you pay for. This is cheap but poor quality suitable only as a soil improver. It contains lots of small twigs and pieces of wood.
Date published: 2018-04-05
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Worst ever Having gardened for more than 40 years I have occasionally come across some poor composts but this just has to be the worst ever. It is certainly peat free but there are also some unwanted additions such as uncomposted tree bark, large twigs, lumps of wood, slivers of glass, large pebbles, pieces of tin foil, plastic chips and other unrecognisable bits and bobs. I could not recommend it for seedlings or pot plants but it might just be suitable as an expensive soil conditioner as that is the only use I found for it. Being labelled as 'multi-purpose' is nonsense. Thank goodness I only purchased one 50 litre bag to try.
Date published: 2018-06-03
Rated 1 out of 5 by from dissapoinred ok you get what you pay for lots of twigs and bits of wood stones and a couple of bits of paper in bag. unfortunately still have another 2 bags in shed
Date published: 2018-05-12
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Verveless I wanted eco friendly compost without peat, but this compost which states on the bag that it "makes gardening easy, accessible .....". Far from it. The compost is not fully decomposed with bits of twigs, stone and plastic and is therefore very coarse. Far from being easy, I have had to sieve it to find something decent to pot my plants
Date published: 2018-05-05
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Peat free glass! I bought this because it is peat free but am very disappointed. Using it in tubs I had to pull out finger size twigs, small pebbles and even chunks of glass.
Date published: 2018-05-05
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