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Are all peat-free composts the same?

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Melcourt’s Technical Director, Catherine Dawson, answers, “are all peat-free composts the same? Changing from a well-loved compost that you have used for years can feel challenging. The news that all sales of peat in composts sold to gardeners will be banned from 2024 is excellent for habitat conservation and climate change, but some gardeners who…

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10 autumn garden jobs

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Gloves and wellies at the ready! Here’s our top ten jobs to be getting on with in the autumn garden or allotment…   1. Sow autumn leaves It’s not too late to sow crops such as Chinese mustard, mizuna and American land cress for salad leaves. And they can easily be grown in containers. Find…

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Why our composts are suitable for vegans

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We delve deeper into our vegan composts this month and explain just what makes them perfect for vegan gardeners. Interest in vegan gardening has sky rocketed in the last year – and with it the curiosity about our vegan range. Many of our peat-free SylvaGrow composts are suitable for use by vegans, but exactly what…

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