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Compost to fill a big hole

Discussion in 'In the Garden' started by LadyHomeLover, 7 Jun 2018.

  1. LadyHomeLover

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    I'm about to have a smallish tree and its huge root ball removed from a six-foot square brick planter in my garden.

    It's going to leave a big hole and I want to know what sort of soil I should buy, with an eye on the budget, to fill the hole.

    I plan to plant in there some shrubs that I already have in large plastic planters.

    I saw 100l of Irish peat on amazon for £16 - is this the right stuff?

    Cheers
     
  2. Nige F

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    It's the right stuff but 100 litres isn't going to go far :unsure: you might be better getting a "ton" bag of graded topsoil delivered.
     
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    You won't really know how much you need until the tree is out.
    A couple bags of cheap compost from a garden centre (or supermarket) might be all you need, if the shrubs are already in big pots
     
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  4. LadyHomeLover

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    thanks folks
     
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