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Revitalise tired soils in your garden with Westland Composted Bark. Providing a rich source of composted organic matter Westland Composted Bark will help improve soil structure, improve drainage and release nutrients into the soil.

  • Perfect for mulching
  • Revitalises tired soils
  • Improves soil structure & drainage
  • Helps retain moisture
  • Slowly releases nutrients into the soil

Sizes available

  • 70 litre
  • Product Details
  • How to use
  • Tips & advice

Why Use

This peat free composted bark is great for mulching and for improving the soil structure by helping to break down heavy soils, improve drainage, moisture and nutrient holding capacity. It will also slowly release nutrients into the soil to build up the soils natural fertility.

  • Provides a rich source of composted organic matter
  • Suitable for beds, borders, vegetable plots, fruit trees and bushes
  • Retains moisture in soil
  • Suppresses weed growth
  • Great soil conditioner

 

Where to Use

For use around your garden in beds and borders, in vegetable plots, around fruit trees and fruit bushes. Use throughout the year.

How to use

Improving soil structure

Spread a thick layer over the soil surface and using a fork work into the top 10 cm (4 inches) of the soil surface. When dug into clay (heavy) soil, Westland Composted Bark will create a much more open structure and improve drainage. When dug into sandy soil, Westland Composted Bark will improve soil structure and moisture retention.

Improving soil

Spread a thick layer over the soil surface and using a fork work into the top 10 cm (4 inches) of the soil surface. Westland Composted Bark will provide a rich source of organic nutrients when dug into soil. These nutrients are slowly released into soil, improving fertility and adding humus to soil.

Mulching beds & borders

Westland Composted Bark is ideal for mulching around trees and shrubs as well as your beds, borders and vegetable plots. This mulch helps feed your plants, suppress weed growth, protect tender roots from frost damage and reduce moisture loss during dry conditions. Remove weeds from the area you want to mulch. Ensure the soil is moist and not frozen before applying. Spread a layer about 5-10 cm (2 – 4 inches) thick over the soil surface.

Handy Gardening Tips

  • Store in a dry frost free place away from weed killers and other garden chemicals
  • Reseal bag after use

General Advice

  • Use in a well ventilated place and avoid breathing in dust
  • Always wear gloves when gardening and then wash hands after use

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. I have cats and dogs. Is Composted Bark suitable for my garden?

A. Yes, Composted Bark does not contain any ingredients that are attractive towards pets and wildlife

For any other questions or advice please contact our Technical Advice line on:  01480 443789 (Mon-Fri 9am- 5pm) or email customerservice@westlandhorticulture.com

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