It’s also important to use the right compost for your different gardening needs. When growing vegetables, I tend to use a good multi-purpose compost which not only retains and absorbs moisture, but also contains Vitalizer – an entirely natural long lasting growth booster for strong healthy plants with minimal feeding.
However, for growing flowers, an ericaceous compost is much more effective: it contains the perfect pH for lime-hating (acid loving) plants, while promoting strong root and flower growth.
Compost Direct is a great site where you can get a range of compost and soil delivered directly to your door. Compost Direct is the chosen compost suppliers of the National Allotment Society and has a range of great products and services on its site.
I love the fact that Compost Direct offers product samples, allowing you to decide which products are best for you before buying a bulk bag, as well as easy 24-hour ordering and quick delivery, typically within 3 days, leaving you free to get on with the gardening.
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