Unable to buy multi purpose compost

Here in France we are unable to buy multi purpose compost due to lock down of shops, I have lots of seedlings waiting to be potted on and only 1 small bag of compost. Any ideas anyone? I also have last year's hanging baskets, still alive, in the GH, again no compost to re-do them, will they survive in the old compost with addition of tomato feed? Could I utilise OH's compost heap?

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  • B3B3 Posts: 11,378
    I'd use the stuff in the small bag for sowing seeds and sieve the stuff in the compost heap and mix it in with what you've got left from the bag.
    In London. Keen but lazy.
  • pansyfacepansyface PEAK DISTRICT DerbyshirePosts: 16,188
    If the compost is well rotted, I’d fill pots 80% full with it then top off with the bought stuff.

    Pot the seedlings on into the layer of bought stuff.

    By the time their little roots hit the home made stuff they’ll be strong enough to take it in their stride.🙂
    Apophthegm -  a big word for a small thought.
  • B3B3 Posts: 11,378
    That's a better idea @pansyface😊
    In London. Keen but lazy.
  • GrajeanGrajean Posts: 225
    Thank you, re hanging baskets - top up with compost heap stuff?
  • pansyfacepansyface PEAK DISTRICT DerbyshirePosts: 16,188
    If it’s nice and tasty, why not?🙂
    Apophthegm -  a big word for a small thought.
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