Multipurpose Base


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Makes a genuine all purpose compost. A very versatile compost for seed sowing through to final pot. Comes complete with measure. Make as little or as much as you need of fresh compost. The complete pack makes 100 litres of compost.Makes a genuine all purpose compost. A very versatile compost for seed sowing through to final pot. Comes complete with measure. Make as little or as much as you need of fresh compost. The complete pack makes 100 litres of compost. Pack Size 840 gms

Converts Peat Into A Multipurpose Compost Fresh, Inexpensive, Reliable, Easy To Mix And Easy To Use

For use with seed trays, houseplants, troughs, planters, hanging baskets, and so on.
Multipurpose Compost Base
Is precisely balanced to allow germination of seeds, yet strong enough for vigorously growing plants.  It makes a true multipurpose compost – this is ideal for everything, inexpensive and gives superb results.

Makes 100 Litres - Sufficient compost for at least:-
28 seed trays         or  240 x 3½” pots,
Or 80 x   5” pots,  or    40 x 7” pots,
Or 25 x   8” pots,  or    18 x 9” pots,
Or 12 x 10” pots,  or      3 x Growing bags.


How To Make Super Fresh – Super Economy Multipurpose Compost

PEAT: Use a good quality moss or sedge peat.

SAND: Use horticultural grit, sharp sand, or substitutes like perlite or Vermiculite.

RATIO: Use 3 parts peat to one part sand or perlite (by volume), alternatively use ALL PEAT.

To Make One Seed Tray Of Compost
Measure: Fill one standard seed tray (approx. 14” x 8½” x 2”) with peat or peat/sand mix.  Add 1 level measure of Base.
Mix: Empty into a clean level surface and mix thoroughly.
Made: Leave one or two days before use.

To Make 9 Litres (2 Gallons) Of Compost
Measure: Fill a 2 gallon bucket with peat or peat/sand mix.  Add 2½ level measure of Base.
Mix: Empty into a clean level surface and mix thoroughly.
Made: Leave one or two days before use.

To Make 36 Litres (8 Gallons) Of Compost
Measure: Use a 2 gallon bucket and measure out 4 buckets of peat or 3 buckets of peat and 1 bucket of sand/perlite.  Add 10 level measures (300gms) of Base.
Mix: Empty into a clean level surface and mix thoroughly.
Made: Leave one or two days before use.

To Make 100 Litres (22 Gallons) Of Compost
Measure: Use a 2 gallon bucket and measure out 11 buckets of peat or 8 buckets of peat and 3 buckets of sand/perlite.  Add the entire contents of this pack.
Mix: Empty into a clean level surface and mix thoroughly.
Made: Leave one or two days before use.

Storage Of Mixed Compost
Best results with all composts are achieved when freshly made, therefore mix as required.  Mixed compost is best used quickly but can be stored for up to six weeks if kept cool and dry

Contains Neutralising Agents
Do Not Use For “lime Hating” Plants.

NOTE: Supplementary feeding with Garden Direct Liquid Fertilizer or equivalent is
recommended after 4-6 weeks.

 



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