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21/09/2013 at 19:18

I have a compost bin I have made a good bit now.  is it multipurpose in its current state how is the best way to use it.    Also I bought loads of. Compost from the garden centre this year for hanging baskets and planters which are getting past their best do I re use next year and if so do I have to treat it at all

 

 

21/09/2013 at 20:31

Multipurpose compost in bags  from the garden centre is fine if it is undercover and not getting sodden, sour, and losing its nutrients out in the rain.

Compost from a bin, is good for adding to the soil or using as a mulch. To use it for sowing seeds, you would need to sieve it and mix with fine grit, and a fertiliser, and probably sterilise it. For potting, mix with fertiliser and grit.

 The old compost out of the hanging baskets, I would tip it on the compost heap and mix it up with green waste and let the worms at it.

21/09/2013 at 22:36

Thanks for that

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