John Innes No.3 Mature Plant Compost

John Innes No.3 Mature Plant Compost

John Innes composts were developed over 50 years ago and are based on a traditional recipe of sterilised loam, peat and horticultural grit with added nutrients.

  • Nurtures & sustains growth
  • Feeds for five weeks
  • Rich in nutrients for hungry plants
  • Encourages new growth
  • Sizes 10L, 30L

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Westland John Innes No. 3 Mature Plant Compost. a loam based compost which is a naturally reduced peat mix, is a richer compost for re-potting or planting out mature plants. It is suitable for heavy feeding vegetables and flowering plants in hanging baskets, large troughs, planters and containers. 

Watering

‌• Keep compost moist NEVER allow to dry out

‌• Water carefully using a watering can fitted with a fine rose.

‌• Do not overfeed.

Handy Gardening Tips

‌• Store in a frost free place away from weedkillers and other garden chemicals.

‌• Re-seal bag after use.

‌• Use in a well ventilated place and avoid breathing in dust.

‌• Always wear gloves when gardening and then wash hands after use.

             A graphic representation of the life journey of plants when using john innes composts.

 

How to use

First, put on a pair of gloves and rework compost between your hands, so it regains its intended texture. Then you’re all set.

Repotting 

A picture showing how to re-pot a plant into a new pot.

‌• Only re-pot during the growing season of the plant.

‌• Water plant well and allow to drain before re-potting. Check new container has holes to allow adequate drainage.

‌• Partly fill the new container with compost allowing room fo rthe root ball.

‌• Carefully loosen the roots to allow the roots to strike into the new compost.

‌• Surround the root ball with fresh compost and gently firm in around the edges.

‌• Water the plant well.

‌• John Innes No. 3 Mature Plant Compost contains sufficientnutrients to last appoximately 5 weeks. After this period feed the plant regularly during the growing season.

An image of a re-potted plant.

 

 

 

 

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