How To Make Potting Compost

Main Ingredients

  1. Sieved home-made Compost
  2. Leaf-Compost
  3. Perlite (Available at Garden Centres)
  4. Sieved Garden Soil


The mix for making general Multi-purpose Compost

Mix in equal parts home-made Compost, Leaf-Compost and Garden Soil.

The mix for potting on seedlings and cuttings

Mix one part home-made Compost, with two parts Leaf-Compost, with one part good garden Soil, with two parts Perlite

The mix for rooting cuttings

Mix one part Leaf-Compost with one part Perlite