Soil – Mulche – Planting Media

High quality plants need the right growing media and mulching is always a good idea for plant health.

There’s a huge variety of growing mediums available today, from super-low-cost supermarket compost through to specialist hydroponic media. Furthermore there are many forms of top dressing material including bark, wood chips and coir.

The bottom line when it comes to selecting the best growing media is what is optimal for the plants you want to grow. You will already know that some plants prefer an alkaline medium whereas others like acidic soils. Some like well drained while others enjoy waterlogged ground and some are very drought tolerant whereas others need to be constantly wet.

Take the time to determine exactly what’s right for your planting and you will be rewarded with vibrant, healthy plants – full of vitality thanks to the medium you have provided.

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