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What do you do with used compost from containers?



Use it as a mulch to protect the crowns of vulnerable plants, or mix it in with your compost in the bin.

13 Nov, 2012


Agree with Spritz.

13 Nov, 2012


I check for vine weevil grubs first then use it as a mulch on the borders.

13 Nov, 2012


Yes, a real pain those vine weevils, but if your sure there are no pests the compost can be refreshed with fertiliser and used for a different crop. It is as well to remove as many roots as possible. In the third year it can be added to beds and borders. I also use it on seed drills as it makes it easier for the seedlings to break through especially if the soil is heavy.

13 Nov, 2012


I check mine to then add it as mulch to my woodland area .

And the compost under there is the best in the garden as its close to my greenhouse.

14 Nov, 2012

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