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Which Soil Is Best For Planting Garden Plants & Seeds

6th Sep 2019

Knowing which soil you should buy can be difficult, we have broken it down into a quick & easy to follow list to get you started!

1.Seed Sowing;

  • Levington Seed & Cutting Compost
  • John Innes Seed Sowing Compost

2. Potting on Young Plants & Cuttings;

  • Levington Original Multi Purpose
  • Levington Multi Purpose
  • Levington Multi Purpose with added John Innes
  • Westland New Horizon All Purpose (Peat free & Organic option)
  • Westland Multi-Purpose
  • Westland Multi-Purpose with added John Innes
  • John Innes No.1

3.Short-Term planting, such as Summer/Winter Bedding;

  • Levington Original Multi-Purpose
  • Levington Multi Purpose
  • Levington Multi Purpose with added John Innes
  • Westland New Horizon All Purpose (Peat-free & Organic option)
  • Westland Multi-Purpose
  • Westland Multi-Purpose with added John Innes
  • Westland Gro-Sure Easy Container Compost
  • John Innes No.1

4.Long-Term container planting of Perennials, Shrubs, Fruit & Trees;

  • John Innes No.2
  • John Innes No.3

5.Ericaceous plants (E.g. Camellias & Rhododendrons)

  • Levington Ericaceous Compost
  • John Innes Ericaceous

6.Orchids;

  • Westland Orchid Potting Mix

7.Cacti & Succulents;

  • Westland Cacti & Succulent Potting Mix
  • John Innes No.2 with Grit

8.Veg;

  • Levington Tomorite Giant Tomato Planter
  • Levington Gro-Bag
  • Westland New Horizon All Veg (Peat-free & Organic option)
  • Westland Gro-Sure Tomato Planter
  • Westland Growbag

9.Roses, Trees and Shrubs in Beds & Borders;

  • Levington Rose, Tree & Shrub

10. Improving Poor & Clay soils;

  • Country Natural
  • Westland Soil Conditioner

We pride ourselves on our knowledgable staff and gardening experts, so make sure to ask us any questions you have while visiting Oaktree Garden Centre.

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