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Westland New horizon Peat-free Multi-purpose Compost 40L

Westland New horizon Peat-free Multi-purpose Compost 40L

£4.55
£0.11 per L
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Product information

  • 0% peat
  • Seedling/pricking out: Hold seedlings carefully to avoid damage. Gently tease the roots from the compost using a dibber or pencil. Space seedlings to allow for growth. Water regularly until ready to pot-on. Potting: Thoroughly water the plant, gently tap the pot to remove, shake off loose compost. Place plant in new pot with new compost, fill gaps with new compost, firm down and water. Planting out: Dig a hole approximately. twice the depth and diameter of the root ball. Place plant in hole with new compost, fill gaps with new compost, firm down and water. One bag fills approximately 57x 10cm pots, 3x 25.5cm pots

Features and benefits

  • This compost feeds for 5-6 weeks after planting
  • This compost can be used in pots, planters & hanging baskets
  • This compost helps to reduce garden maintenance by retaining moisture in your soil

Specifications

BrandWestland
StandardFSC certified
Litre capacity (L)40L
Product code5023377007446

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3.25 / 5(12 reviews)

Does the job

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RAB87 - 2 months ago

This is the second year I have used this product. I have used it for all of my seed growing this past couple months and I have had no problems - very happy seedlings!
I don't find it overly clumpy or difficult to work with. I will continue to use this and strive to be peat free, as we all should.

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MF1988 - 2 months ago

I bought this a couple months ago looking for a peat free compost as I was trying to avoid the Verve stuff which has peat. When I got it home and opened it, it was mouldy and had a weird smell. So I scraped that away to mulch some beds and used the non mouldy stuff. This compost is full of small white rocks which I guess are perlite so far so good. So I sowed a few seeds and they germinated fine. However the cotelydons yellowed much faster than expected showing that this compost lacks nutrients. Also when it dries out it turns into a hard crust on top. No idea what is in this but it certainly isn't just natural compost. I wouldn't be surprised if the BIO3 marketing was simply biosolids

Not organic

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Nefertt - 3 months ago

I bought this online believing it was organic and when I went to pick it up found out it wasn’t. They even told me in the shop that it was and that the label must be wrong. I feel I was miss sold this product. It needs to be updated to make clear that it isn’t organic. Very disappointed.

Permanent convert

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Ben81 - 3 months ago

I bought this for the first time during the great compost rush of 2020 after my preferred brand sold out, and will be buying again for sure. The mix is good, pots have performed well and everything I potted in it survived the winter, the only noticeable difference between this and others (peat or peat-free) is that this compost has a more grey tinge when dry.

Product is NOT organic, despite photo

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Sarah_9999 - 3 months ago

The photo with the product description shows a label stating that it is organic. It isn't - Westland have changed the product to non-organic. I drove over 20 miles to discover this, and am very annoyed.

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