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  • Includes all the organic goodies that plants and soils love - composted manure, blood & bone, seaweed, fish and molasses
  • Promotes soil microbes with active beneficial micro-organisms in the growing environment to reduce the incidence of soil-borne diseases and assist in nutrient absorption by plants
  • A balanced and sustainable growing environment produces healthier, stronger plants that are less susceptible to insect attacks and diseases
  • Includes Gypsum, a natural clay breaker that improves soil texture without changing the pH, gypsum also provides calcium to prevent Blossom End Rot in tomatoes, capsicums and their close relatives
  • All organic materials in this mix come from renewable resources, including the composted bark that forms the basis of the mix

Great soil is essential for producing spectacular plants. Vegetable & Herb Mix helps create ideal growing environments in pots or the garden that get plants off to a great start. It provides everything your herbs and vegetables need to go from strong young seedlings to productive plants, and it includes Scotts Osmocote® that feeds continuously for 5 months

HOW TO USE

Container Grown Herbs and Vegetables

Use Vegetable & Herb Mix straight from the bag. For best results do not mix with any other material. Close the bag tightly after use
Before repotting, water original pots thoroughly and allow them to drain
Choose a clean pot, bowl or basket with large drainage holes and partly fill it with mix
Carefully knock the plant out of its existing pot and gently remove any damaged or dried out roots without breaking up the main root ball
Place the plant in the new container, checking that it will be at the same level as it was in the old pot, and fill with fresh mix to within 2cm of the rim of the pot
Tap the pot gently to allow the mix to settle. Do not press or pack it down
Water thoroughly and add a little more mix if settling occurs after watering
Allow excess water to drain away freely
Place the pot in a shady spot for 2-3 days to allow the herb to establish before moving pot back to an open position


Vegetable and Herb Beds

Add a 10-15cm layer of Vegetable & Herb Mix to your garden bed
Thoroughly mix it into the top 20-30cm of soil
To create raised beds, add an additional layer of mix to the bed and mix it in. This should raise the bed 15-20cm above the surrounding soil
When setting up a raised vegetable box, use Vegetable & Herb Mix straight from the bag for the top 30-45cm of soil in the box. Top up as required after each crop has finished. (Other soil, compost or clean filling can be used for the base layer underneath the Vegetable & Herb Mix)
Level the surface with a rake
Sow seeds or plant out seedlings
Water thoroughly after sowing and planting, and repeat as frequently as is required to maintain uniform moisture until plants are well established
Vegetable & Herb Mix includes Scotts Osmocote® that feeds continuously for three months so additional feeding should not be needed during that period. After that, feed as directed with Scotts Pure Organic Vegetable & Herb Premium Plant Food (if you'd prefer to use a 100% certified organic fertiliser)or Miracle-Gro MaxFeed Tomato, Fruit & Vegetable Soluble Plant Food
For a complete guide on how to use Scotts Osmocote® Plus Organics Vegetable & Herb Mix, watch the video on this page and always check the packaging



WHEN TO USE

Can be used any time of the year in vegetable and herb beds or wherever you grow your vegetables and herbs


NOT SUITABLE FOR

Don't use in hydroponic growing systems, ponds or pots submerged in water
Do not use on lawns - use only specifically named lawn topdress soils on grassed areas
Not recommended for natives or other phosphorus sensitive plants

SAFETY INFORMATION

CAUTION: This product may cause staining of hard surfaces if wet. Avoid contact with hard surfaces and if contact does occur, sweep off immediately

When using soils and potting mixes, we recommend the use of garden gloves to protect your hands

SAFETY FIRST: Read the instructions on the product packaging before use and take particular note of any warnings or cautions on the label

See the Safety Data Sheet for this product



TECHNICAL DETAILS

Suitable as a potting mix for all vegetables and herbs in containers and raised beds or as a soil improver in vegetable gardens

Contains gypsum, which turns clay into workable soil without altering the pH (acidity or alkalinity reading)

We will gladly assist with returns and exchanges of this product in accordance with our returns and exchanges policy

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