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The horticultural industry is working together to create responsibly sourced composts and soil mixes which lower potential impact on the environment

The Responsible Sourcing Scheme for Growing Media has been developed by the Growing Media Association under the auspices of the Horticultural Trades Association and in collaboration with leading retailers, Defra and NGO’s.It assesses the impact of each raw material that accounts for more than 5% of the volume of the mix against seven criteria. Learn More

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SylvaGrow John Innes No.2

Superb quality potting on compost with a friable and free-flowing texture. Perfect for potting on established plants, houseplants and vegetables plants in containers. Available in 15 litre handy packs.

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SylvaGrow Tub and Basket

Superb quality, 100% peat-free compost ideal for tubs, troughs and hanging baskets. Contains water-retaining aid for effective ease of management. Suitable for a wide range of garden applications where higher moisture-holding capacity is needed. Suitable for use by vegans. Available in 50 litre bags and 15 litre handy packs.

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SylvaGrow Organic

Top quality 100% peat-free compost based on a formula used by professional organic growers throughout the UK. Suitable for a wide range of garden applications including seed sowing, potting-on, planting out and raised beds. Available in 50 litre bags and 15 litre handy packs.

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SylvaGrow Farmyard

A rich source of organic matter for all soils, adding nutrients, improving fertility and yield, soil structure and workability and enhancing water-holding capacity. 100% peat-free, approved by the Soil Association and suitable for use by vegans. Available in 50 litre bags and 0.6m3 bulk bags

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SylvaGrow Ericaceous

Superb quality, 100% peat-free compost for lime-hating plants, as used by professionals. Suitable for a wide range of garden applications where a lower pH is required including potting, containers and planting out. Suitable for use by vegans. Available in 50 litre bags and 15 litre handy packs.

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SylvaGrow Multi-Purpose

A superb quality, 100% peat-free compost as used by professionals. Suitable for a wide range of garden applications including seed sowing, raising cuttings, potting- on and planting out. Suitable for use by vegans. Available in 50 litre bags and 15 litre handy packs.

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SylvaGrow John Innes Seed Compost

A peat-free John Innes formulation ideal for seed sowing and cuttings. Enables excellent germination and healthy root development. Available in 15 litre handy pack.

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SylvaGrow with added John Innes

A superb quality 100% peat-free compost as used by professionals, with added loam. Suitable for a wide range of garden applications including seed sowing, cuttings, potting on and planting out. Suitable for use by vegans. Available in 50 litre bags and 15 litre handy packs.

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SylvaGrow Rose, Tree and Shrub Planting Compost

SylvaGrow® Rose, Tree and Shrub is a rich, friable, carefully formulated planting compost for effective establishment in garden soils. 100% peat-free and containing balanced slow-release nutrients, it is based on a Melcourt compost widely used throughout the UK by professional landscapers. Available in 40 litre packs and 0.6m3 bulk bags

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SylvaGrow John Innes No.1

Young plant compost with a friable, free-flowing texture, ideal for pricking out seedlings and potting up young plants, rooted cuttings and short-term vegetable transplants. Available in 15 litre handy pack.

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SylvaGrow Peat-Free Planter for Organic Growing

Superb quality 100% peat-free planter enabling the growing of a wide-range of organic fruit and vegetables. Formulation as used by professionals and Soil Association approved. Available as deep 45 litre bag.

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SylvaGrow John Innes No.3

Superb quality mature plant compost with a friable and fee-flowing texture. Ideal for potting established plants, trees, shrubs, climbers, fruit bushes and any plants which are to remain in the pot for a long time. Available in 15 litre handy pack.

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