Michelle goes local with SylvaGrow®

Freelance writer Michelle Chapman is based in Chippenham and runs http://vegplotting.blogspot.co.uk. She came to see is a while back and, after her visit and undertaking her own trials, wrote the following about Melcourt and SylvaGrow®. You can see more of her blog and see some pictures from her visit here “Like many gardeners I try to be peat-free. It’s not always successful – for instance I still have to get it...(more)

A golden day for Sylvamix growers – and silver, and silver gilt!

The medals at RHS Chelsea Flower Show feature a number of nurseries who use Melcourt Sylvamix® Growing media. So, hearty congratulations to the following who won the medals shown • Binny Plants - SILVER GILT • Bluebell Cottage Gardens - SILVER • Claire Austin Hardy Plants Ltd - GOLD • David Austin Roses Ltd - GOLD • Hoyland Plant Centre  SILVER GILT • Hilliers Nurseries  GOLD • Howards Nurseries & National Collection Sir Cedric Morris Irises - GOLD • Hardy Cottage Garden Plants...(more)

Howard Nurseries & National Collection Sir Cedric Morris Irises at RHS Chelsea attract the BBC’s attention…

At Melcourt we are proud to have played a special role in Sarah Cook’s Sir Cedric Morris Irises stand at RHS Chelsea 2015 both as sponsors and suppliers. Our professional peat-free growing medium Sylvamix® has been used to raise the irises at Howard Nurseries, one of the UK’s leading herbaceous perennial nurseries. Howards have been Sylvamix users for several years and along with many nurseries across the UK they have successfully...(more)

Passionate Gardener Range expanded

Beautiful gardens with natural, professional-quality products that are easy to use, peat-free - and highly effective: that’s the promise of the new Passionate Gardener range from Melcourt, now expanded to four products: SylvaGrow® sustainable growing medium – nominated as a Which? Gardening Best Buy in 2015 only one year from launch SylvaGrow® Ericaceous growing medium – peat free gardening for lime hating plants SylvaBark® Pine Bark Mini Mulch and SylvaBark® Pine...(more)

Landscape and play packaging re-branded

New packaging for our landscape and play range is being rolled out. The eye catching new designs are brighter, bolder and more crisp than before and feature large images of the product on the front so that the customer can see exactly what's inside the package. "Feedback from users is that they are constantly pleased by the quality of our landscape range," says Andy Chalmers, Melcourt Managing Director. "Placing the product image so...(more)