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As grow bags tend to be a lot cheaper towards the end of the year I was wondering do they keep or have a sell by date?

I was just thinking about saving a few pounds for next year.



  • BobTheGardenerBobTheGardener Leicestershire, UKPosts: 10,925

    The worst thing that could happen is any slow-release fertilizer they may contain could become less effective.  However, as none of them contain enough food for more than 6 weeks growth, all you may have to do is start feeding a few weeks earlier than normal.  I have kept bags of multi-purpose compost (which is essentialy the same stuff as in grow bags) in storage for 2 years and had absolutely no problems whatsoever.

    A trowel in the hand is worth a thousand lost under a bush.
  • That was another thing I meant to ask, Are grow bags the same as multi-purpose compost bags... as I can buy them cheaper than growbags...

    Thanks for that Bob

  • WelshonionWelshonion Posts: 3,114

    You must keep them dry or all the fertilizer will leach out over winter.

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