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How to grow vegetables in planting soil

Would you like to grow an abundance of healthy, tasty vegetables in your garden or allotment? Of course you do! That’s why we developed our Planting Soil For Vegetables. This planting soil is a blended ready to use soil and can be used used in raised beds, vegetable beds, troughs, allotments. It has the optimum balance of sand, silt and clay which creates a more open free draining soil that is easier to re-wet and retains nutrients. It is also rich in clay loam, organic matter and with active bio-life to support life in the soil. These all create the best foundations for strong, healthy, and most importantly, tasty vegetables.

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What is Active Bio-Life?

Soil is not just soil. It is as alive as your plants; bustling and thriving with organic life. This organic life works 24/7 creating a healthy soil to grow healthy vegetables. Active bio-life is a naturally rich form of organic matter. It is full of beneficial organisms that nourishes and supports the soils bio-life. It supports the plant’s natural defences and releases phosphorous for plant uptake and growth, therefore resulting in a healthier soil all round and the best foundations for your vegetables.


How do I use Planting Soil for Vegetables in a vegetable bed?

1.Spread 3 inches of planting soil across the existing soil (native) in your border

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2.Mix through the top 6-8 inches of native soil and level off

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3.Dig a hole approximately twice the depth and diameter of the root ball

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4.Place plant in the planting hole. Fill the gaps with new soil, firm in and water

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How do I use Planting Soil for Vegetables in a raised bed or vegetable container?

1.Choose a container or trug with drainage holes and fill with planting soil

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2.Thoroughly water the plants, gently tap the pot to remove and shake off the loose compost

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3.Place the plants in the planting hole

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4.Fill the gaps with new planting soil, firm down and water

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For even better results:

organic vegetable liquid plant food

Keep your vegetables thriving throughout the growing season with Westland Organic Vegetable Liquid Feed. Rich in essential nutrients, this slow release feed will keep vegetable plants nourished for an abundant crop of tasty, healthy veg.

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