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Vermiculite

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£14.99

Vermiculite is a compost additive, which is also ideal for covering newly sown seeds. When added to compost it holds nutrients and water near the roots, aerates the compost and helps to maintain a even temperature, which are all essential for seed germination. Use Vermiculite to cover newly covered sown seeds – because it is light it will not hinder seed germination plus it holds onto water and allows light through to encourage good germination. Perfect for covering seeds sown in coir pellets, coir pots or the plug plant trainer. Available in 10 litre and 20 litre bags. 

Special Offer – Coir Pellets are perfect for sowing seeds into. Add Coir Pellets and save £3.00 off the combined price. N.B. Add the Coir Pellets to your basket and the discount will be applied at the checkout.

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Vermiculite is a compost additive, which is also ideal for covering newly sown seeds. Vermiculite is a natural mineral that has been heated to high temperatures to produce lightweight, highly absorbent flakes. Use it in the garden to improve the aeration and moisture retention in compost leading to faster and healthier plant growth / better seed germination. Available in 10 litre and 20 litre bags. Use it to :-

  • When added to compost it holds nutrients and water near the roots, aerates the compost and helps to maintain a even temperature, which are all essential for seed germination. Seeds can be sown directly into vermiculite, but it is normally mixed 50 / 50 with compost.
  • Use Vermiculite to cover newly covered sown seeds – because it is light it will not hinder seed germination plus it holds onto water and allows light through to encourage good germination.
  • When seedlings are large enough to handle, prick them out into pots containing a 60 – 40 mix of compost and vermiculite.

Special Offer – Coir Pellets are perfect for sowing seeds into. Add Coir Pellets and save £3.00 off the combined price. N.B. Add the Coir Pellets to your basket and the discount will be applied at the checkout.

Reviews

  1. Anonymous (verified owner)

    Previously bought vermiculite from green gardener, had no hesitation in ordering again. Easy to use website plus order delivered on date specified.

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