Multipurpose compost is suitable for almost all jobs in the garden. It is nutrient rich and helps to promote superior root growth while improving moisture retention. Use when planting your shrubs, perennials, roses and trees. Choose from our range of multipurpose composts below. We recommend using Thompson's Multipurpose compost.
Why choose multipurpose compost?
Multipurpose compost is a popular choice for gardeners and landscapers as it can be used for a wide variety of plants and purposes. Thompson's Garden Centre offers a range of multipurpose compost products that are designed to meet the needs of different types of plants and growing conditions.
One of the products offered by Thompson's Garden Centre is our standard multipurpose compost. This product is a versatile blend of peat, loam, and other organic materials that provide a balanced mix of nutrients and moisture retention for plants. It is suitable for use in containers, beds, and borders, and can be used for both indoor and outdoor plants.
For those who are looking for a more sustainable option, Thompson's Garden Centre also offers a peat-free multipurpose compost. This compost is made from a blend of sustainable and recycled materials, including green compost, bark fines, and coir. It provides similar benefits to traditional peat-based compost, but with the added benefit of being more environmentally friendly.
Reasons to use multipurpose compost
- Nutrient-rich: Multipurpose compost typically contains a blend of organic materials, such as peat, loam, and composted plant matter, that provide a balanced mix of nutrients to support healthy plant growth.
- Moisture retention: The organic materials in multipurpose compost help to retain moisture in the soil, which is important for promoting healthy plant growth, especially during periods of dry weather.
- Versatile: Multipurpose compost can be used in a variety of different settings, including in containers, beds, and borders, making it a convenient choice for many different types of gardening and landscaping projects.
- Cost-effective: Multipurpose compost is often an affordable option compared to other types of soil or compost, making it accessible to gardeners on a budget.
- Time-saving: Using multipurpose compost can save time as it eliminates the need to purchase and mix multiple types of soil or compost for different plants and purposes.
Overall, the versatility, convenience, and affordability of multipurpose compost make it a popular choice for gardeners and landscapers who want to ensure healthy and successful plant growth.
Multipurpose compost with a little extra
Another product offered by Thompson's Garden Centre is our ericaceous multipurpose compost. This compost is specifically designed for acid-loving plants, such as rhododendrons, azaleas, and blueberries. It has a lower pH level and contains added nutrients, such as iron and manganese, to support these types of plants.
Thompson's Garden Centre also offers a multipurpose compost with added John Innes. This compost contains a mix of peat, loam, and sand, as well as added John Innes formula, which includes a blend of nutrients, lime, and trace elements. This product is ideal for establishing new plants and for potting on seedlings.
Need some plants to go with your compost?
We have a great range of our more popular garden plants for sale right here on our web shop. Browse through categories such as Shrubs, Perennials, Climbers, Hedging Plants, Plants for Shade, Plants to Attract Wildlife and much more. Order online and we'll deliver the plants with your compost for you. Can't find what you're looking for, then visit us at your nearest branch of Thompson's Garden Centre, or email us a query: [email protected]