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was given this food from a friend the other day, however there are no instructions etc? Being relatively new could someone advice on use? And what it would be best to use on :) or is best for the bin? 

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  • fidgetbonesfidgetbones Posts: 14,825
    You could put a teaspoonful each  to each pot plant. If you have perennial plants, I would scatter a small amount around each plant. It is s low release so should last the season.
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  • You could put a teaspoonful each  to each pot plant. If you have perennial plants, I would scatter a small amount around each plant. It is s low release so should last the season.
    Do it need to be dug into the soil? Or just on top and watered :)?
  • philippasmith2philippasmith2 Posts: 9,648
    I think the usual method is to put it just below the soil surface.  Some seem to suggest that you can just make a hole in one place and put a few pellets in - others that you scatter but always below the soil surface.
    You could try both ways and see ( if possible ) which does best.
  • josusa47josusa47 Posts: 3,532
    It has the maker's name on the label, and they probably have a website.  Might there be more information there?  I'd be worried by the safety marking (the red diamond in the first picture) which indicates that is it corrosive.  At least, handle it with gloves on, and don't let it in contact with any surfaces you don't want damaged.
  • amancalledgeorgeamancalledgeorge South LondonPosts: 1,690
    Here it is on the Poundland website...it's their own gardening brand from the looks of it. So no further information... you'd think they'd have to provide that information legally.

    https://www.poundland.co.uk/281384-all-purpose-plant-food/

    Wonder if they'd have the breakdown of nutrients if you drop them a line or called. 
    To Plant a Garden is to Believe in Tomorrow
  • K67K67 Leicestershire Posts: 1,516
    You ought to sell it!
    Someone on eBay is selling 2 for £10.99 + £3.99 postage 
  • amancalledgeorgeamancalledgeorge South LondonPosts: 1,690
    Ha!ha! There's always some bright spark on eBay trying it on @K67
    To Plant a Garden is to Believe in Tomorrow
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