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Water Saving Gel

Slow release moisture control for pots, containers and hanging baskets. Great for summer use, when temperatures are hot and households go on holiday.

  • Advanced water retaining gel
  • Capacity to hold 400 times its own weight in water
  • Water is released back into compost as plants require it
  • Size 250g
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How does it work?

Westland Water Saving Gel is an advanced water holding system that has the capacity to hold 400 times its own weight in water. Water is absorbed and released as the plant needs it. Reduces water stress in plants and helps to retain flowers and fruit during hot weather and rapid plant growth. One application lasts all season long.

How to use

Planting pots, containers and hanging baskets

• Measure the number of scoops as directed in the table

• Mix thoroughly with compost using a trowel or by hand and fill the bottom  three quarters of the pot/container

• Fill the rest of the container with compost

• Water well twice, a few hours apart, to fully charge the gel

Pre-planted pots, containers and hanging baskets

• Make a number of holes in the surface of the compost and fill with the appropriate amount of Water Saving Gel as directed in the table

• Place half a scoop of Water Saving Gel in each hole.

• Water well twice, a few hours apart to fully charge the gel.


Application Rates

Type of container Container size No. of scoops
Pots, containers, baskets, house plants 15-25cm (6-10in) 1/2
  30-40cm (12-16in) 1
  45-60cm (18-24in) 2
Window boxes Per 30cm (12in) in length 1
Compost Per litre 1/4
Growbags Per plant 1
Vegetable plots or flowerbeds Per square metre 20

General advice

• Wear gloves when handling

• Store in a cool, dry place away from weedkillers and other garden chemicals

• Store away from children and pets

• May be harmful if swallowed

• Reseal bag after use

• Sweep up spillages which may become slippery while wet

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