Fruit & veg require lots of nutrients from compost. This is because their plants not only need to be strong and healthy, but they also need to taste good too. This places more demands on the compost you use to grow them in. Whether you are growing a few carrots in a container, or enough vegetables on your allotment, here are a few tips for picking the perfect compost:
Growing in Containers
If you want to grow a few vegetables or fruit for the first time, or have limited space in your garden, try growing in a pot, container or a planter instead. Most fruit and vegetables can be grown in a container with little imagination. These include carrots, potatoes, lettuce, tomatoes, peppers, chillies as well as herbs.
For pots and containers, fill with plenty of Bio-Life Planting Soil for Vegetables. Rich in clay loam, organic matter and also with active bio-life to support life in the soil; our planting soil for vegetables creates the best foundations for strong healthy, tasty vegetables.
Our New Horizon All Vegetable Compost is also great for planting veg in pots or containers. This specially blended organic, peat free compost gives your vegetables triple the goodness. For an easy option, you can also grow directly into the bag, which is perfect as a potato planter. Find out how to here.
Find out more about container gardening.
Compost for Fruit & Vegetables – Growing in the Ground
If you’re growing fruit and veg in the ground, you can use our Bio-Life Planting Soil for Vegetables, or New Horizon All Vegetable Compost. This will improve the levels of nutrients in the ground, ensuring your baby plants get off to a flying start.