Bord na Móna Growise GoGreener Multipurpose Compost

What makes it so good?

Bord na Móna Growise goGreener Multipurpose Compost is the perfect blend of composted green waste and peat for optimum plant performance.

Ideal for use:

  • Sowing seeds, cuttings and potting
  • Hanging baskets and containers
  • Beds and borders

Instructions for use

multipurpose_compost_plantingSowing seeds:

Simply fill the seed tray or pot evenly with Bord na Móna Growise goGreener Multipurpose Compost and firm down lightly.
Then sow your seeds, following the recommendations on the seed packet.

Pricking out seedlings:

When seedlings are sufficiently strong to handle, you’ll need to prick them out into trays filled with Bord na Móna Growise goGreener Multipurpose Compost.
Handle them very gently by the leaves, taking care to avoid any damage to their stems and roots.
Plant into holes in the compost about 5 cm apart and water thoroughly.

Rooting cuttings:

First, fill a shallow pot or tray with Bord na Móna Growise goGreener Multipurpose Compost and gently
firm the compost.
Insert the prepared cuttings and water thoroughly.
Maintain a moist atmosphere by covering with polythene.
Remember to keep the plants warm and do not allow the compost to dry out.

Containers and hanging baskets:

Fill the container with Bord na Móna Growise goGreener Multipurpose Compost.
Line hanging baskets with moss or another suitable liner ensuring that there are adequate drainage holes, before filling.
Water thoroughly after planting and ensure that the compost is not allowed to dry out.

Potting plants:

planting_potsPartly fill a pot (large enough to comfortably accommodate plant roots) with Bord na Móna
Growise goGreener Multipurpose Compost.
Ensure the plant to be repotted is well watered and then tap it out of its container.
Position the undisturbed root ball of the plant in the new pot and top up with more compost.
Gently firm the compost to ensure that no large air spaces are left around the roots.
Water well and keep shaded until the plant is well established.

Trees and shrubbing:

Dig a hole in the soil at least twice the size of the root ball.
Mix Bord na Móna Growise goGreener Multipurpose Compost with the soil in a 50 : 50 mixture and refill the hole around the roots.
Firm around the base of the plant and water well.
Keep moist until the plant is well established