Vegetarian and vegan gardening is growing more and more popular year on year. The Vegan Society conducted research several years ago that showed a significant number of us have gone vegan and numbers have only risen since then. Veganuary seems to have replaced Dry January. Veganuary encourages people to go vegan for the month of January, replacing meat and animal products in favour of a plant-based diet.
For quite some time we, as a nation, have become more aware of the products we use that are animal-friendly. Many of us are now more aware than ever of what we put in our bodies. Then the dreaded COVID hit and a large percentage of us decided to grow our own fruit and veg and Westland hope you will continue the same trend this year.
Where to start with Vegetarian Gardening
There are so many reasons to start gardening, and if you are unsure where to start, you could consider a garden without the use of animal products.
Animal products are commonly used in gardening in everything from manure to fertilizer. Westland offers a wide range of products to ensure there is something for every garden and every gardener, so if you are looking for vegetarian or vegan products to use in the garden there are a number of options for you can choose from. It has never been easier to grow your own fruit and vegetables and with a wide variety of vegan and vegetarian gardening products to choose from, now is a fantastic time to get your garden ready for spring and start growing your own.
The following traditional plant feeds contain no animal by products and are therefore vegan and vegetarian friendly:
- Growmore is a great general purpose feed for use all around your garden. It has a balance of nutrients to ensure even stimulation of growth in all plant parts, which means you will get lots of fruit and flowers.
- Sulphate of Potash is a fast acting ready to use granular feed, for bigger healthier fruit and flowers. It has great disease and drought resistance and is ideal for all fruit trees, bushes and flowers.
- Sulphate of Iron is a ready to use granular ericaceous booster to provide strong root growth with richer green foliage. It acidifies the root zone , making it prefer for ericaceous plants.
- Superphosphate is a great root vegetable booster for strong and healthy rooting to improve fruit and vegetable quality.
For incredible tomato plants, vegan gardeners can also opt for Westland Big Tom Tomato Feed! WARNING – Could produce an excess of stunningly delicious tomatoes! Enjoy.