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  2. shiney
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    Best Supplier Of Compost 2020

    I ordered my compost Monday afternoon and had it delivered 11 a.m. Tuesday morning.6 x 60 litres cost £24. :blue thumb:
    I ordered my compost Monday afternoon and had it delivered 11 a.m. Tuesday morning.6 x 60 litres cost £24. :blue thumb:
    I ordered my compost Monday afternoon and had it delivered 11 a.m. Tuesday morning.6 x 60 litres cost £24. :blue thumb:
    I ordered my compost Monday afternoon and had it delivered 11 a.m. Tuesday morning.6 x 60 litres cost £24. :blue thumb:
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  3. Steve R
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    Hot Composting - The Berkeley Method

    Now there is a good idea to take on board, I really like that.Steve...:)
    Now there is a good idea to take on board, I really like that.Steve...:)
    Now there is a good idea to take on board, I really like that.Steve...:)
    Now there is a good idea to take on board, I really like that.Steve...:)
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  4. shiney
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    Like x 8

    Instructions On Composting..

    Too much wet stuff.
    Too much wet stuff.
    Too much wet stuff.
    Too much wet stuff.
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  6. Scotty2088

    Small composter

    Well, this is that last open Compost Heap I had, after having several of them in different places in the garden. It had quite a big footpring as it was 6' x 8' and, sometimes, up to 8'...
    Well, this is that last open Compost Heap I had, after having several of them in different places in the garden. It had quite a big footpring as it was 6' x 8' and, sometimes, up to 8' high.But I decided to tidy up the Patio area in late 2018 and after having the Patio pavered laid I put...
    Well, this is that last open Compost Heap I had, after having several of them in different places in the garden. It had quite a big footpring as it was 6' x 8' and, sometimes, up to 8' high.But I decided to tidy up the Patio area in late...
    Well, this is that last open Compost Heap I had, after having several of them in different places in the garden. It had quite a big footpring as it was 6' x 8' and, sometimes, up to 8'...
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  7. moonraker

    Epson salt/ Lime And shorts and "T" shirt.

    Ive been getting the borders of my garden sorted today as i do about this time of the year and ive noticed the once mostly clay soil has over the past couple of years turned into a very nice...
    Ive been getting the borders of my garden sorted today as i do about this time of the year and ive noticed the once mostly clay soil has over the past couple of years turned into a very nice darker mix, Ive ensured i use powdered Lime every year this increases the PH and helps in breaking down...
    Ive been getting the borders of my garden sorted today as i do about this time of the year and ive noticed the once mostly clay soil has over the past couple of years turned into a very nice darker mix, Ive ensured i use powdered Lime every year...
    Ive been getting the borders of my garden sorted today as i do about this time of the year and ive noticed the once mostly clay soil has over the past couple of years turned into a very nice...
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  8. Allett man

    Smelly growmore

    There are 2 sorts, compound and a blend, compound will be white-ish to grey, the blend will be 3 products mixed together, compound will be 3 products made into each pill or granules
    There are 2 sorts, compound and a blend, compound will be white-ish to grey, the blend will be 3 products mixed together, compound will be 3 products made into each pill or granules
    There are 2 sorts, compound and a blend, compound will be white-ish to grey, the blend will be 3 products mixed together, compound will be 3 products made into each pill or granules
    There are 2 sorts, compound and a blend, compound will be white-ish to grey, the blend will be 3 products mixed together, compound will be 3 products made into each pill or granules
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  9. Cuttings
    Informative x 6

    Compost in general

    Thanks.My situation is slightly different as there is no way that I could have a pallet delivered. The compost that I use is over a period of time - as I'm potting up and repotting. I couldn't...
    Thanks.My situation is slightly different as there is no way that I could have a pallet delivered. The compost that I use is over a period of time - as I'm potting up and repotting. I couldn't store that amount and could not move it because of my physical situation - too old to do much at a...
    Thanks.My situation is slightly different as there is no way that I could have a pallet delivered. The compost that I use is over a period of time - as I'm potting up and repotting. I couldn't store that amount and could not move it because...
    Thanks.My situation is slightly different as there is no way that I could have a pallet delivered. The compost that I use is over a period of time - as I'm potting up and repotting. I couldn't...
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  10. shiney
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    BEST SUPPLIER OF COMPOST 2019

    New thread here: Best Supplier Of Compost 2020
    New thread here: Best Supplier Of Compost 2020
    New thread here: Best Supplier Of Compost 2020
    New thread here: Best Supplier Of Compost 2020
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  11. potash

    Multipurpose compost

    Yes, because Wickes delivery is the best available. The results are just fine, and as Wickes has other bulky stuff such as rotted manure and grit it's the best I can get being a non-driver. Good...
    Yes, because Wickes delivery is the best available. The results are just fine, and as Wickes has other bulky stuff such as rotted manure and grit it's the best I can get being a non-driver. Good deals and delivered conveniently.The best compost online was from Amazon, 80l sack of earthy stuff...
    Yes, because Wickes delivery is the best available. The results are just fine, and as Wickes has other bulky stuff such as rotted manure and grit it's the best I can get being a non-driver. Good deals and delivered conveniently.The best...
    Yes, because Wickes delivery is the best available. The results are just fine, and as Wickes has other bulky stuff such as rotted manure and grit it's the best I can get being a non-driver. Good...
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  12. Green Glass Goblin

    Bonemeal brands

    Thanks to everybody. Bonemeal as you say is bonemeal. Madeva few enahiries and bought 35kg of Elixir brand. Got 10% off. It's Thomas Elliot make bagged as house brand. It appears Thomas Elliot...
    Thanks to everybody. Bonemeal as you say is bonemeal. Madeva few enahiries and bought 35kg of Elixir brand. Got 10% off. It's Thomas Elliot make bagged as house brand. It appears Thomas Elliot supply a lot of "own brands" Thanks again
    Thanks to everybody. Bonemeal as you say is bonemeal. Madeva few enahiries and bought 35kg of Elixir brand. Got 10% off. It's Thomas Elliot make bagged as house brand. It appears Thomas Elliot supply a lot of "own brands" Thanks again
    Thanks to everybody. Bonemeal as you say is bonemeal. Madeva few enahiries and bought 35kg of Elixir brand. Got 10% off. It's Thomas Elliot make bagged as house brand. It appears Thomas Elliot...
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  13. wolfie

    How do you add compost/soil-improver to already planted beds?

    Well, if they're good strong plants, you could plant them now, or plant them in the pot into the area you've chosen, that leave you the option of taking them out while in the pot should they not...
    Well, if they're good strong plants, you could plant them now, or plant them in the pot into the area you've chosen, that leave you the option of taking them out while in the pot should they not like it where you've planted them.You have probably gathered by now, wolfie, that I am loathe to...
    Well, if they're good strong plants, you could plant them now, or plant them in the pot into the area you've chosen, that leave you the option of taking them out while in the pot should they not like it where you've planted them.You have...
    Well, if they're good strong plants, you could plant them now, or plant them in the pot into the area you've chosen, that leave you the option of taking them out while in the pot should they not...
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  14. Eden1

    Newbie Composting - No heat in my heap

    I add cardboard, newspaper, even paper bills/statements.
    I add cardboard, newspaper, even paper bills/statements.
    I add cardboard, newspaper, even paper bills/statements.
    I add cardboard, newspaper, even paper bills/statements.
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  15. luciusmaximus

    Compost bin layers

    My compost heaps have been in places where they are out of general view (mine and the neighbours) and I'm unlikely to want or be able to grow much. So down the bottom against a couple of privet...
    My compost heaps have been in places where they are out of general view (mine and the neighbours) and I'm unlikely to want or be able to grow much. So down the bottom against a couple of privet hedges, between two sheds against the neighbours fence and currently at the top of the garden, under a...
    My compost heaps have been in places where they are out of general view (mine and the neighbours) and I'm unlikely to want or be able to grow much. So down the bottom against a couple of privet hedges, between two sheds against the neighbours...
    My compost heaps have been in places where they are out of general view (mine and the neighbours) and I'm unlikely to want or be able to grow much. So down the bottom against a couple of privet...
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  16. Isab

    Can I use this soil ? Help please.

    Thanks, Ricky101. It was supposed to be multipurpose compost, but it has way too much wood chip in it. I was considering mixing it with new compost but I think you are right. Will keep it as topsoil.
    Thanks, Ricky101. It was supposed to be multipurpose compost, but it has way too much wood chip in it. I was considering mixing it with new compost but I think you are right. Will keep it as topsoil.
    Thanks, Ricky101. It was supposed to be multipurpose compost, but it has way too much wood chip in it. I was considering mixing it with new compost but I think you are right. Will keep it as topsoil.
    Thanks, Ricky101. It was supposed to be multipurpose compost, but it has way too much wood chip in it. I was considering mixing it with new compost but I think you are right. Will keep it as topsoil.
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  17. robbo

    John innes number 3

    Yes, perfectly fine robbo :) Your plants will love it
    Yes, perfectly fine robbo :) Your plants will love it
    Yes, perfectly fine robbo :) Your plants will love it
    Yes, perfectly fine robbo :) Your plants will love it
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  18. reb999000

    Fertiliser for Marguerite Daisies??

    Living in a hot country where they are common, I think they need a little water and no feed whatsoever.
    Living in a hot country where they are common, I think they need a little water and no feed whatsoever.
    Living in a hot country where they are common, I think they need a little water and no feed whatsoever.
    Living in a hot country where they are common, I think they need a little water and no feed whatsoever.
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  19. fumanchu

    no dig fertiliser?

    I just chuck the dried stuff onto the surface and assume the rain will wash it into the ground. Seems to work.
    I just chuck the dried stuff onto the surface and assume the rain will wash it into the ground. Seems to work.
    I just chuck the dried stuff onto the surface and assume the rain will wash it into the ground. Seems to work.
    I just chuck the dried stuff onto the surface and assume the rain will wash it into the ground. Seems to work.
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  20. ChilliPepper

    Is there an affordable medium for growing salad leaves, orientals etc?

    Mine neither at the moment. I did get a healthy looking root of Iris siberica 'Lavender' and a big packet of licquorice torpedos though!
    Mine neither at the moment. I did get a healthy looking root of Iris siberica 'Lavender' and a big packet of licquorice torpedos though!
    Mine neither at the moment. I did get a healthy looking root of Iris siberica 'Lavender' and a big packet of licquorice torpedos though!
    Mine neither at the moment. I did get a healthy looking root of Iris siberica 'Lavender' and a big packet of licquorice torpedos though!
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  21. ElaineTP

    Speeding up leaf composting?

    Thanks John & Mike
    Thanks John & Mike
    Thanks John & Mike
    Thanks John & Mike
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  22. Phil A
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    Making Leaf Mould

    :spinning:Lots of leaves to collect, my front is a ....
    :spinning:Lots of leaves to collect, my front is a ....
    :spinning:Lots of leaves to collect, my front is a ....
    :spinning:Lots of leaves to collect, my front is a ....
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  23. Mike77

    Composting Laburnum

    I'll be rich.
    I'll be rich.
    I'll be rich.
    I'll be rich.
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  24. andrews

    GW / Gove Plant Pot Crusade

    The breasts weighed 11oz each so each one was plenty for two when done with loads of veg etc.
    The breasts weighed 11oz each so each one was plenty for two when done with loads of veg etc.
    The breasts weighed 11oz each so each one was plenty for two when done with loads of veg etc.
    The breasts weighed 11oz each so each one was plenty for two when done with loads of veg etc.
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  25. ARMANDII

    BEST SUPPLIER OF COMPOST 2018

    Well, up to 3" inches should be fine.:dunno: Getting more life into a border will not be solved instantly with a heavy dose of compost although it is a step forward. I add used compost on the borders...
    Well, up to 3" inches should be fine.:dunno: Getting more life into a border will not be solved instantly with a heavy dose of compost although it is a step forward. I add used compost on the borders every year and it take time for it to work it's way down into the soil even with digging. Nature...
    Well, up to 3" inches should be fine.:dunno: Getting more life into a border will not be solved instantly with a heavy dose of compost although it is a step forward. I add used compost on the borders every year and it take time for it to work it's...
    Well, up to 3" inches should be fine.:dunno: Getting more life into a border will not be solved instantly with a heavy dose of compost although it is a step forward. I add used compost on the borders...
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