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By Rob76

London, United Kingdom Gb

What to do with used potting compost?
I always think there must be a way to make best use of used potting compost, but I usually end up just sprinkling it around the garden to get rid of it unobtrusively. Does anyone have a better idea?



That's what we do too.

7 Aug, 2010


I do that too, it all helps to improve the clay & chalk soil.
Sometimes I put some in with the compost if I'm sure it's ok.

7 Aug, 2010


And that's what I do, spread it over the garden

7 Aug, 2010


If you have a veggie garden you can always bag the spent compost up and put it on the veggie plot once the veg have been lifted.

7 Aug, 2010


Maybe use as a mulch around shrubs, trees etc, compost it or put it on bare patches on the lawn, I have done the lawn many times and the worms take it down quite quickly.

7 Aug, 2010


Thanks all. Much appreciated!

10 Aug, 2010

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