Grit

Daisy33Daisy33 LondonPosts: 1,026
Watching Life in a Cottage Garden, I notice that Carol Klein uses quite a lot of grit on the top of pots of newly planted seeds. Is this essential, seems a hefty amount?

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  • Blue OnionBlue Onion Posts: 1,783
    I know.. she loves the stuff.  I think it's part habit and part what-suits-her-area.. some plants certain love a bit of grit.. and evident it can be useful in dissuading slugs and snails, and it acts as sort of a mulch when she puts it on top.  
    Utah, USA.
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