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Believe I can use empty compost bags instead of crocks to help drainage in my containers

Cornwall, United Kingdom Gb

Should I shred or crumple the bags ?



never used compost bags Jenniegill , I know youcan use polystirene packing broke up into bits , it's light in the pots compared to crocks.

12 Jul, 2009


The weight of compost in the containers will compress the compost bags, even shredded, and these will block the drainage holes.
Maccrimmon's suggestion of broken polystyrene is a good one.

12 Jul, 2009

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