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By Stoker

Stirlingshire, United Kingdom Gb

i grow potatoes in a plastic bag can i use the same compost again



Sorry Stoker no you need to use fresh compost each year if you are growing in a bag. The previous years tatties will have used all the nourishment. Put the spent soil on your garden or in the compost.

1 Feb, 2010


I agree MG. There wont be much left in the compost for this year.

1 Feb, 2010


I grow potatoes in pots and I use fresh compost every year, for the same reasons as above.

1 Feb, 2010


you could possibly grow another plant in it as thats how crop rotation works as some plants use other plants waste . hardly worth it in a bag so moon grower sais sprinkle it on your garden etc lol .

2 Feb, 2010

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