Great news for visitors to these National Trust properties

If you’re buying plants when you visit National Trust properties at Charlecote, Hidcote, Ickworth, Nymans, or Polesden Lacey this week-end you can now buy 15L carry packs of award-winning SylvaGrow multi purpose peat free compost to take home with you. It has been National Trust policy for some time to avoid using peat in its gardens and when it sources plants for sale at its properties it has a peat-free policy...(more)

Melcourt SylvaGrow® is a Which? Gardening BEST BUY again! (for the 5th time in a row!!)

Melcourt SylvaGrow® sustainable peat-free growing media has become the only brand to have received Best Buy accolades in the last five reports on gardening compost from Which? Gardening. Indeed no other brand comes close to that record. In the latest report on composts for containers SylvaGrow® was a Best Buy and SylvaGrow® with added John Innes scored just one percentage point less and was a Recommended Buy. Sales of Sylvagrow® are...(more)

Latest edition of Melcourt Grower Solutions out now

Covering topics ranging from the successful use of Melcourt growing media by leading grower JA Jones to the HTA Nursery Supply Show, grower solutions is now available. This edition also covers the launch of SylavGrow® Organic, a new, truly organic, Soil Association approved growing medium for gardeners, information on pot mulching, an off label extension for Exemptor®, and news on the Fertilizer Advice Scheme. You can download a copy of solutions here.(more)

We’re supporting Plant Heritage

We've decided to join Plant Heritage as corporate members. Plant Heritage is the world’s leading garden plant conservation charity responsible for the National Plant Collections®, the ‘living libraries’ of garden plants, researching cultivated plants that have become rare, and promoting the need for cultivated plant conservation in the UK and Ireland.  Many of our grower customers are involved in some of these initiatives and it makes all the sense in the world to...(more)