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B&Q Ditches Polystyrene continued...


By alextb


In a previous blog I mentioned a small article that stated that B&Q were stopping their use of Polystyrene for packs of young bedding plants.

I visited B&Q today, and saw the new packaging.

Below are three packs I bought:

Blue Veined Trailing Petunias, Snapdragons and Verbena
Below you can see the ‘teabag’ which means planting with less root disturbance.

I looked at the ‘teabag’ and the bag is filled with compost and a seed or seedling is planted in a hole in the top.

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Cunning. Looks like a great idea.

31 Mar, 2014


Are the packages now plastic? At least with the Polystyrene you could recycle and use as crocs in the base of a pot.

31 Mar, 2014


The packaging is a plastic tray and the plants are individually planted in a teabag type bag.

1 Apr, 2014

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