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Peat free compost from fulfilling its peat containing rivals for the first time, according to research by Which? , Gardening

The magazine has the distinction of "best buys" for container compost to three peat-free varieties - Vital Earth Tub and Basket Compost William Sinclair New Horizon Multi-Purpose Compost and Vital Earth Multi -Purpose Compost.

But no peat compost containing met Best Buy standards What? Gardening studies.

Which? has Scotts Miracle-Gro Moisture Control Compost "perform poorly plant from the beginning and shows signs of nutrient deficiency within the first few weeks." The lowest overall total with

Which? performed the tests in the spring of 09 Impatiens "Pink Sparkle" and "Sarpo Mira 'seed potatoes in 624 containers, testing 26 Multi -purpose, John Innes and specific container composts.

is a slow-release fertilizer was placed in each pot at the beginning, and then pots were watered no more than once per day during the study.

experts assessed the Impatiens for flowering and power on three occasions from June to October. The potatoes were harvested recorded in August and its yield and quality. What? Gardening also recorded how often each pot needs watering.

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