16/11/2023 @ 10:30 am
Explore the "Why, What & How" of Peat-Free Compost with Neil Gray from Melcourt, the UK's leading Peat-Free compost producer .
Find out why, as gardeners, we need to move away from using peat, just what is Peat-Free Compost & how to use it to get the best results for your plants & gardens.
In 2021 we made the decision to only offer our customers bagged Melcourt’s Peat-Free compost, and then last year we moved to growing all our plants on the Nursery here in their Peat-Free All Purpose Compost with added John Innes. During this time, as our country moves towards a complete ban on peat-based compost, we have found that many questions have arisen both for us & our customers.
Come along & join Neil Gray from Melcourt, the leading producer of peat free compost within the UK, as he answers those questions & dives into the many benefits of peat-free growing and how it can be used successfully to produce beautiful plants & flowers.
If you are in doubt about making the switch to peat-free compost, here’s what Merriments’ Gardens Nursery Manager & Garden Curator, James Pashley has to say,
“I prefer using peat free compost now. When using peat based composts I got more & more frustrated with how quickly it dried out and shrank away from the pot”.
Tickets Cost: £5 per person
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