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Water Saving Gel
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Water Saving Gel is a 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

Sizes available

  • 250g
  • Product Details
  • How to Use
  • Tips & Advice

Why Use

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, houseplants
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

For any questions or advice, please contact our technical advice line on 01480 443789 (Mon-Fri 10am-4pm) or email [email protected]

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