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Westland Gro-Sure Tomato Planter

My local garden centre has these on offer at £2.99 each, however I don't want to grow tomatoes.  Are they any good for general purpose compost, or do they have lots of lumps etc in them?

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  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Central Norfolk UKPosts: 63,928

    I've not used them so cannot give a view, but this will bring your query to the front page again where perhaps someone who has used them will see it image

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  • FairygirlFairygirl west central ScotlandPosts: 34,284

    Normally tomato growbags - I'm assuming that's what these are - are excellent for using as general compost. I sometimes buy them at the end of the summer when they're on offer, though not the one you've mentioned, for topping up beds etc.

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  • LynLyn DevonPosts: 16,495

    I use tomato feed for all my plants, especially fuchsias and geraniums.  Westland is a very good name, I only ever use their lawn feed/weed/moss killer, so at 2.99 i would buy a dozen.

    Gardening on the wild, windy west side of Dartmoor. 

  • Thanks all, I will go and raid the garden centre tomorrow! (not literally image)

  • LynLyn DevonPosts: 16,495

    They a re certainly cheaper than a bag of compost,  get some for me while you are there please, use ful for raised beds too.

    Gardening on the wild, windy west side of Dartmoor. 

  • GardenGrower11GardenGrower11 EnglandPosts: 304

    Wickes are selling them for £3.99. looks good value to me for 65L of compost.

    http://www.wickes.co.uk/Gro-Sure-Tomato-Planter/p/117798

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