Verve Multipurpose Compost 125L

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Product Details
Description
Verve Multipurpose Compost 125L Contains essential plant nutrients and trace elements, Contains wetting agent for easier watering, Provides the ideal nutrient balance for strong root development and healthy plant growth, Do not use for Ericaceous plants. When planting out or potting up ericaceous plant species, use B&Q Ericaceous Compost, One pack contains sufficient compost to fill 200 x 4 inch pots, or 12 x 10 inch pots, or 41 seed trays or 22 x 12 inch hanging baskets, All figures are approximate. . An economic, peat based, all - purpose compost for general use indoors and outdoors. Suitable for sowing seeds, rooting cuttings, transplanting seedlings, potting up containers and baskets and planting out in the garden. FREE delivery on orders over 50 GBP.T&Cs apply.
Summary
Product Title Verve Multipurpose Compost 125L
Manufacturer Verve
Power Score 4.1 | 77 Reviews
User Reviews
Best Value for money
5 Star Review   By colourlady on B&Q - Aug 15, 2014   

This compost is best value for money and a good quality - others have too much paper in the content.

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Wood chippings?
1 Star Review   By sy00 on B&Q - Jul 7, 2014   

Very variable. One bag last week was fine. This week 2 bags are just full of shredded wood. Not compost in any meaning of the word. Not pleased. If it's shredded wood - call it 'Shredded wood'?

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Super product
5 Star Review   B&Q   

I've just bought 9 bags of this compost. Unlike a limited number of other reviewers I didn't find any plastic or large pieces of wood or stones in any of the bags. It is an excellent product at a very competitive price and I'm really pleased with it. You do need 2 able bodied people to manhandle the bags because they are really heavy.

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First class
5 Star Review   By Back on B&Q - May 15, 2014   

Ordered to collect in store - arrived on date specified to find all 6 bags loaded up on a trolley and waiting at customer services. First class service and the product was as described on the bag. Excellent experience all round.

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Just what it says on the tin!
4 Star Review   By DRH225 on B&Q - May 12, 2014   

Just what it says on the tin! Never used these before - bags, compost and potatoes (Charlotte) all booked from B&Q at same time, so will have to wait & see if they grow OK.

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verve multipurpose compost 125L
1 Star Review   By titch69 on B&Q - May 9, 2014   

I have always purchased B & Q multipurpose compost for many years, having purchased not only 125L but also the smaller 50L I am extremely disappointed in the quality. It states that it is suitable for seedlings for which I have always used it for but to find large pieces of wood and fibrous matter along with stones is not the ideal medium for growing anything, I have probably thrown out 30% in wood, plastic debris and unacceptable other items. It also states that it is peat based but both my recent purchases claim to have zero peat, it does not retain moisture and dries out extremely quickly. Had it not been for the size of the bags I would have gladly returned the items, I will not be purchasing this item again.

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Verve Multipurpose Compost 125L
5 Star Review   By OhmsLaw on B&Q - May 9, 2014   

Fantastic price for a top quality product. Only draw back is the weight of the bag, you need two people of reasonable strength to handle the bags. Smaller bags that are easier to handle are available but the price per litre of compost is obviously more expensive. :(

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Very, Very disappointing
1 Star Review   By UncleT on B&Q - May 7, 2014   

I have used B&Q compost as an all round garden compost since moving to my current house 17 years ago. I have found it to be excellent quality and have recommended it to friends on numerous occasions. I recently bought two 125 litres from the Harlow store on two separate occasions 3 weeks apart. On both occasions I found it filled with shreds of black and transparent plastic bags, numerous small stones and twigs, a large amount of tree bark and what appears to be the kind of fibrous material you find on the trunks of certain palms. Once bitten, twice shy. I am devastated that the source of such good compost has been lost to me.

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Verve compost.
5 Star Review   By wdbs on B&Q - May 6, 2014   

Excellent compost just planted Two pear trees in pots and they seem to be thriving on the compost highly recommended.

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Good value for money
5 Star Review   By Gonetopot on B&Q - Apr 27, 2014   

I found this product very good value for money,good for seeds,tubs and pots and cuttings. The 125 litre pack is very heavy but that is the only downside to it.

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Product Details
Description
Verve Multipurpose Compost 125L Contains essential plant nutrients and trace elements, Contains wetting agent for easier watering, Provides the ideal nutrient balance for strong root development and healthy plant growth, Do not use for Ericaceous plants. When planting out or potting up ericaceous plant species, use B&Q Ericaceous Compost, One pack contains sufficient compost to fill 200 x 4 inch pots, or 12 x 10 inch pots, or 41 seed trays or 22 x 12 inch hanging baskets, All figures are approximate. . An economic, peat based, all - purpose compost for general use indoors and outdoors. Suitable for sowing seeds, rooting cuttings, transplanting seedlings, potting up containers and baskets and planting out in the garden. FREE delivery on orders over 50 GBP.T&Cs apply.
Summary
Product Title Verve Multipurpose Compost 125L
Manufacturer Verve
Power Score 4.1 | 77 Reviews
Additional Specifications
grill size: 4 inch
User Reviews
Best Value for money
5 Star Review   By colourlady on B&Q - Aug 15, 2014   

This compost is best value for money and a good quality - others have too much paper in the content.

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Wood chippings?
1 Star Review   By sy00 on B&Q - Jul 7, 2014   

Very variable. One bag last week was fine. This week 2 bags are just full of shredded wood. Not compost in any meaning of the word. Not pleased. If it's shredded wood - call it 'Shredded wood'?

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Super product
5 Star Review   B&Q   

I've just bought 9 bags of this compost. Unlike a limited number of other reviewers I didn't find any plastic or large pieces of wood or stones in any of the bags. It is an excellent product at a very competitive price and I'm really pleased with it. You do need 2 able bodied people to manhandle the bags because they are really heavy.

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First class
5 Star Review   By Back on B&Q - May 15, 2014   

Ordered to collect in store - arrived on date specified to find all 6 bags loaded up on a trolley and waiting at customer services. First class service and the product was as described on the bag. Excellent experience all round.

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Just what it says on the tin!
4 Star Review   By DRH225 on B&Q - May 12, 2014   

Just what it says on the tin! Never used these before - bags, compost and potatoes (Charlotte) all booked from B&Q at same time, so will have to wait & see if they grow OK.

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verve multipurpose compost 125L
1 Star Review   By titch69 on B&Q - May 9, 2014   

I have always purchased B & Q multipurpose compost for many years, having purchased not only 125L but also the smaller 50L I am extremely disappointed in the quality. It states that it is suitable for seedlings for which I have always used it for but to find large pieces of wood and fibrous matter along with stones is not the ideal medium for growing anything, I have probably thrown out 30% in wood, plastic debris and unacceptable other items. It also states that it is peat based but both my recent purchases claim to have zero peat, it does not retain moisture and dries out extremely quickly. Had it not been for the size of the bags I would have gladly returned the items, I will not be purchasing this item again.

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Verve Multipurpose Compost 125L
5 Star Review   By OhmsLaw on B&Q - May 9, 2014   

Fantastic price for a top quality product. Only draw back is the weight of the bag, you need two people of reasonable strength to handle the bags. Smaller bags that are easier to handle are available but the price per litre of compost is obviously more expensive. :(

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Very, Very disappointing
1 Star Review   By UncleT on B&Q - May 7, 2014   

I have used B&Q compost as an all round garden compost since moving to my current house 17 years ago. I have found it to be excellent quality and have recommended it to friends on numerous occasions. I recently bought two 125 litres from the Harlow store on two separate occasions 3 weeks apart. On both occasions I found it filled with shreds of black and transparent plastic bags, numerous small stones and twigs, a large amount of tree bark and what appears to be the kind of fibrous material you find on the trunks of certain palms. Once bitten, twice shy. I am devastated that the source of such good compost has been lost to me.

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Verve compost.
5 Star Review   By wdbs on B&Q - May 6, 2014   

Excellent compost just planted Two pear trees in pots and they seem to be thriving on the compost highly recommended.

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Good value for money
5 Star Review   By Gonetopot on B&Q - Apr 27, 2014   

I found this product very good value for money,good for seeds,tubs and pots and cuttings. The 125 litre pack is very heavy but that is the only downside to it.

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superb
5 Star Review   By nursey60 on B&Q - Apr 26, 2014   

great buy, cheaper than all the multi buys, and good all rounder

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Good value
5 Star Review   By Arjent on B&Q - Apr 25, 2014   

Although these bags are heavy to use i find that by using the bigger bag the represent value for money

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My fourth bale of this compost
5 Star Review   By EMLUAE on B&Q - Apr 3, 2014   

I initially choose a bale of Verve Multipurpose after reading the Which? report on Composts. I now use it frequently in my pots, in planting and for mulching - it is a good complement to the rougher organic mix I produce in my compost bins. Best of all, it is one of the most economical products on the market.

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Good all round everyday use compost
5 Star Review   By Millieb1 on B&Q - Mar 28, 2014   

Excellent for most jobs in the garden, nice texture and the smell is good quite earthy, so far good results and so would recommend. in addition its very good value for money.

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Excellent value
5 Star Review   By Dodger41 on B&Q - Mar 26, 2014   

Great value pack it will see me through the summer, such a great price

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Value for Money
4 Star Review   By fishphotos on B&Q - Mar 26, 2014   

Usually very good quality you do get the occasional large piece of wood etc but still very good quality. Ideal for planting on and for potting up. Not so good for seeds I usually use the Verve seed compost as it is a lot finer and I get very good germination results.

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Great value
5 Star Review   By rockingardener on B&Q - Mar 19, 2014   

I use an awful lot of compost for seeds, potting on and refreshing over wintered tender plants in pots/baskets. Based upon previous reviews I hot foot it down to B&Q and purchased 2 bags, be warned a bag is mighty heavy! Got home opened and was pleasently surprised - visually really great, texture was virtually the same as expensive seed compost - so far no lumps of wood, fibre etc. Need to wait and see how performs but given my initial findings, I will be down again at the weekend for another 4 bags!

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Good Value for Money
5 Star Review   By seaward on B&Q - Feb 26, 2014   

I have opened one bag and found it managed to fill two and a half large plastic garden containers. There is certainly 125 litres per bag which works out really good value for money

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Best Value Compost Ever
5 Star Review   By Anne14 on B&Q - Feb 20, 2014   

Best value compost have ever come across! 125lt. At a garden centre you pay this price for 60 to 75lt. Also very good quality.

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Too soon to know.
5 Star Review   By JimmyGreenfingers on B&Q - Jan 28, 2014   

Just opened a bag at home to split it into smaller bags that make it more manageable. If it grows as good as it looks I will be well pleased. So based on pence per liter and looks it's a 5 star. I will update my review once I have used the compost and got some results.

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compost
5 Star Review   By hoppyg on B&Q - Jan 26, 2014   

The item is the best value and quality on the market for a general potting compost

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Always good value for money!!
5 Star Review   By Mark1702 on B&Q - Jan 16, 2014   

I had that before and I would buy this in the future. Always good value for money!! Recommended.

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awesome did what i wanted
5 Star Review   By ZombieTed on B&Q - Sep 30, 2013   

Bought 3 of these today with 2 farmyard manure, I wanted to much my raised boarders. It really is better than I expected. Really fine and easy to work with, Not clumpy and full of twigs. I use named brands of compost in my greenhouse from B&Q, but I would try this next spring. Anyway back to the compost and my job. I used 4 scoops of this to 1 farmyard scoop. Give it a mix and spread. The results look great but it was too dark by then to get the photo.

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Excellent but strange results!
5 Star Review   By Jimstar on B&Q - Sep 5, 2013   

I built a raised flowerbed some two months ago using Verve multicompost. The results are excellent am growing three types of rambling roses up a trellis + carnations an other assorted plants .... one strange thing though ... in the last two weeks two potato plants started growing in the plot! Could the fact that the multicompost comes from Ireland be a clue?

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good quality compost
5 Star Review   By simps46 on B&Q - Aug 22, 2013   

this is the second lot i have bought this year and i am very pleased with it my plants and vegetables have thrived in it,no nasty bits of wood etc in it like another well known shed brand [blue and starts with W] .have bought more to use at end of autumn to pot up bulbs etc,if ok will use this brand again in spring.very pleased with it so far

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Great Value Multipurpose Compost
5 Star Review   B&Q   

Fantastic value compost and great for those larger jobs. Just remember, the bag is heavy.

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Rubbish Compost - don't waste your money
1 Star Review   By MrGardener on B&Q - Jul 12, 2013   

This compost was absolutely rubbish, poor seed germination, and poor growing results from this. I purchased 7 bags of this in 1 go about 3 months ago, wont be buying it again. I would say it's more of a soil conditioner or a mulch, than a compost. Kept also finding what can only be described as bits of black bin liners in the compost. A friend of mine also purchased 10 bags of this a few months ago, and has also mentioned how rubbish he thinks this compost is. I would advise anyone thinking of buying it, to not waste your money.

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Best Purchase Ever
5 Star Review   By Busticket on B&Q - Jul 6, 2013   

Verve Multipurpose Compost 125L Is good value for money, i have started to redo my garden, and have put this down to replace the top of the soil, with membrane to stop the weeds coming through, the plants have been taken up and replanted and the growth have been very good, i have brought plant's that have been nearly dead and they are doing very good. I would recomend to anyone, and it is good value for money.

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Very good value
5 Star Review   By PipC on B&Q - Jun 27, 2013   

Have tried many composts and this was among the best. My only concern was that on opening the pack it appeared rather dry and pale coloured but turned out to be very good quality

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Compost standards
3 Star Review   By Mule on B&Q - Jun 12, 2013   

Compared to similar products this item is of reasonable quality,a little twiggy,but suitable for the "multi purpose"role,make sure you smell the compost before purchasing,I have had two sour bags so far this year,both have been replaced without fuss.

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Good value
5 Star Review   By sear on B&Q - Jun 6, 2013   

I use this for all my baskets and pots. I probably use about 8 bags a year so they have to be reasonably priced. There are a few twiggy bits in the bag but for my use they are not a problem. I also use it for sowing seeds but sieve it first.

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Excellent value
5 Star Review   By MissSj on B&Q - May 27, 2013   

the soil in my garden is terrible, this product is great value for money. I wasnt expecting it to be as good as it is. Reccomended. i went back and bought more

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Lucky Dip
1 Star Review   By MBHgate on B&Q - May 12, 2013   

After reading the other reviews it's obviously a case of inconsistent quality or lack of quality control by B&Q's buyers. Ours was full of bits of wood, fabric and plastic, does this stuff come from landfill sites?! Would not recommend as you won't know if it's any good until you've transported it all the way home and are in the middle of using it! Will be using another brand in future.

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Value for money compost
4 Star Review   By Unionman on B&Q - May 9, 2013   

After reading some of the reviews on this product I was a bit dubious of buying it but as I needed a large amount of compost I chanced one bag. Although it had a few bits of rubbish in it the overall consistancy was great so I went back and bought another 4 bags and at this price it was just the thing.

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Great Value!
5 Star Review   By SarahMac on B&Q - May 8, 2013   

This is very cheap good quality compost.Good growing results for my veggies. Highly recommend.

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good value for money!
5 Star Review   By gbstell on B&Q - Apr 24, 2013   

Good value for money!

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Quality Compost
5 Star Review   By AdamJ on B&Q - Apr 23, 2013   

Needed a few bags for a raised bed and at under £6 for 125L these were ideal. I've seen a few reviews about the quality of the compost / debris inside but I bought 6 bags and every single one has been top notch - would definitley recommend / buy again

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Not impressed
1 Star Review   By beethoven on B&Q - Apr 18, 2013   

Just bought three bags of this and filled on large pot with some. When I watered it loads of black sludge drained out of the bottom and ruined my freshly jet cleaned patio - I'm furious.

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Varyiable mix.
4 Star Review   By BristolJohn on B&Q - Apr 15, 2013   

I have purchased quite a few bags in the last few years. All bags have to be sieved for sowing seeds as there is a proportion of lumps in the mix. Occasionally some bags include a lot of fibre and lumps of wood.

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Verve multipurpose compost is good.
4 Star Review   By acd696 on B&Q - Apr 10, 2013   

Suitable for seed sowing as does not contain as much rubbish as some I've previously used.

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COMPOST
5 Star Review   By johntd on B&Q - Apr 9, 2013   

I HAVE USED B&Q COMPOST FOR MANY YEARS AND FIND IT IS EXCELLENT VALUE FOR MONEY

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Worst purchase ever
1 Star Review   By billb22 on B&Q - Apr 8, 2013   

This was useless. Two lots of seedlings and plants grown indoors either died or failed to thrive. I have thrown away about 80% of the remaining compost and gave feedback at my local branch in Macclesfield where I was told nobody has had reported a problem with the product. I will certainly not use this product again.

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Excellent Value for money
5 Star Review   By dph1906 on B&Q - Apr 7, 2013   

My garden is in containers or raised beds and I purchase a lot of compost throughout the year. This is the best value compost I have found, the quality is excellent with the small exception of some larger pieces of bark or twigs. Picking these out is a very small inconvenience overall and I would and do, recommend this product to any gardener, big or small. The 125L bags are excellent value for money and the larger bags can also be used to grow potatoes or line terracotta pots. Thank you B&Q for this quality product.

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Rubbish
1 Star Review   By niceday on B&Q - Mar 25, 2013   

Absolute rubbish, loads of plastic pieces,wood and twigs Will not buy this product again.

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my bag was fine
4 Star Review   By imissmypandacar1 on B&Q - Jun 21, 2012   

i found this nice compost, loose so easy to manage,no lumps or anything that shouldnt be there., it smells a bit barky with the odd small bits of bark but is a lot finer than a rubbish bag i got from morrisons..the first bag was fine but the next bag had plastic and stones in..they are refunding me and im going to go back to using this one instead...its the best i can get near me. the only bad point id say is it says it contains a wetting agent....i dont think it has enough tho if any, my pots dry out just as quick as anything else ive used before. could do with an even bigger size..ive used loads this year.

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Good Product
4 Star Review   By floxli on B&Q - Jun 6, 2012   

Took the seedlings well with visible results in a matter of days. This is a product I will use again.

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load of rubbish
1 Star Review   By sowalot on B&Q - Jun 5, 2012   

Having used about 20 bales of compost each year for the last 6 years this latest mix is literally rubbish.it has bits of plastic in it and large amount of wood and bark.it has to sieved to use for seed planting. it certainly won't in my opinion now won't reach which's standards. Checked 3 bales so it was not a one off. Perhaps it should be renamed Swerve so that all serious gardeners or growers can avoid it. Shame it was the best. I will have to look for an alternative next year.

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Verve Compost
1 Star Review   B&Q   

This is the worst Compost I have ever bought. There were bits of plastic bag and lots of wood. One piece of wood was 2inches long and about 0.75 inches in diameter. This will be the last year that I use B&Q compost

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From best to worst
1 Star Review   By dabacus on B&Q - May 12, 2012   

After buying around 20 bales a year of B & Q multi pourpous compost I won't be buying any more. The new formulation from a new supplier is now probably the worst compost on the market. Don't be mislead by reviews for the old compost.

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Great value!
5 Star Review   By magicbusphotos on B&Q - May 12, 2012   

Great overall value,good price,helpful staff!

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Compost
5 Star Review   By gamblingpete on B&Q - Apr 14, 2012   

The compost came up to my expectations and I was able to carry out my potting on,containers,and planting my shrubs to my liking,will definitely use again.A great product from a great store.

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multi purpose
5 Star Review   By raywilcitroen on B&Q - Apr 7, 2012   

it seem to be the sameas peat as in the old days

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Good value for money
4 Star Review   By pezi on B&Q - Mar 29, 2012   

I would certainly use this again - although the size of the bags are an issue, but found staff very helpful in putting this into the boot of my car.

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excellent value at less than 60P per 10 litres
5 Star Review   By johnboy0206 on B&Q - Mar 21, 2012   

Compost had a number of twigs and some stones but nonetheless fantastic value of money. The bags however are very heavy and the next size is at a heavy premium in terms of cost. Would be good if a 60 litre was available at maybe just a slightly higher price. Next size is 20L at £3.98. For the big job I was doing making raised beds it was ideal but I would struggle to carry them up 30 steps even though the sales assistant helped me put them in the car. Luckily my fit son helped!!!!

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Compost
4 Star Review   By AquaSulisExile on B&Q - Mar 14, 2012   

125 litre bag- very full with reasonable quality peat based compost, used mostly in my case for breaking up heavy soil which it does quite well

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bits of wood and plastic
2 Star Review   By gardener9876 on B&Q - Mar 5, 2012   

It's good compost once you've picked out all the rubbish which shouldn't be there. Mine has lots of twigs, bits of thicker wood, even a crisp packet. I'm not impressed.

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Consistantly good quality
5 Star Review   By artee2 on B&Q - Feb 22, 2012   

I have tried many other brands but keep returning to this one because I find it's a first class product at a competitive price. I have found it to be a great medium for sowing and propagating.

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No problems!
5 Star Review   By kandersteg on B&Q - Feb 15, 2012   

I read some horror stories of smelly, sour compost with wood in it. The bag I bought was light, friable compost with no odour and nothing bigger than a pinhead in it so maybe they hit a bad batch but this was ideal for all purposes and great value.

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Repeat Buy
5 Star Review   By swales91 on B&Q - Nov 24, 2011   

Bought this product for a number of years and will continue to because its good quality.

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Great value
5 Star Review   By mumzee on B&Q - Sep 9, 2011   

I have bought this product many times before and have excellent results. This size is very good value and I've not found it cheaper any where else. If you buy in spring make sure you buy enough as this year it sold out very quickly and I had to buy the smaller packs on 2 occasions.

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Great product
5 Star Review   By Yannick on B&Q - Sep 7, 2011   

Excellent quality and great value.

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Poor quality, full of weed seedlings
1 Star Review   By quantic on B&Q - Jun 27, 2011   

I bought three bags of this compost for pots and raising seedlings. It's very poor quality and full of weed seeds - my pots are full of weeds and my plants have failed to thrive. Would recommend you try a better quality compost than this.

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Did the Required Job
5 Star Review   By Basildon on B&Q - Jun 11, 2011   

Great product for a variety of uses within the garden. Recommended.

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great value
5 Star Review   By johntheman on B&Q - Jun 4, 2011   

its a bit heavy, but is fantastic value, filled 9 good size containers and still plenty left

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Great value
5 Star Review   By Hellenjc on B&Q - May 30, 2011   

This is an excellent product but would prefer a good quality, fine compost without peat or with much less peat, seemingly impossible to find. This size is very heavy so be aware of that.

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great value for money
5 Star Review   By whalebone on B&Q - May 24, 2011   

brilliant year after year my plants love it retains moisture

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Good value for money.
5 Star Review   By Wazuk on B&Q - May 19, 2011   

I used the same compost last year and got very good results. I also think its good value for money. And to be absolutely honest it does what it says.

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Value
4 Star Review   By Elsa on B&Q - May 15, 2011   

This item is value for money.

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Good value and quality
4 Star Review   By Birbeck on B&Q - May 3, 2011   

Fine, dark compost. Very strong smell - almost like manure, that I'm assuming means it's good stuff. Wanted peat free, but was sold out.

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B&Q Multipurpose Compost 125L
5 Star Review   By shacks on B&Q - Apr 17, 2011   

Gr8t value for money. does what it says on the pack

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Compost
5 Star Review   By chrislion on B&Q - Apr 9, 2011   

Did my own compare the meercats and this product was the cheapest way to buy 500-1000 litres of compost. Even getting a builders bag was more expensive and B&Q have the advantage of reserve and collect with help in store for loading the car. The compost has a variety of uses across my garden needs from seedlings to trees. Very good for the pocket and flowers but potentially bad for your back - take care lifting and handling.

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Good Stuff
4 Star Review   By digger41 on B&Q - Apr 4, 2011   

Have been using this product for many years, decent quality. My only query has been, why is it that when you unpack it, it will fit into an 80 litre dustbin ?

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Great if you have a good bag
4 Star Review   By Niblet on B&Q - Apr 4, 2011   

This compost is fantastic value for money, as long as you get a good bag. I'm using it to grow veg in pots so far it's been great for all sorts of crops - even my tomatoes and chillies. However, I am on my 3rd bag now and unfortunately this one seems to be rather lumpy (sticks etc) and prone to mildew. It has a slightly sour smell, and most of the pots I used it in in the conservatory are getting mildewed. 2 out of 3 bags though were great - really nice light open compost which smelled fresh and had good water retention properties without getting waterlogged. I will continue to buy it.

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Multipurpose Compost
5 Star Review   By gareth3 on B&Q - Jan 18, 2011   

Great very happy with the product, clean just the right moisture content not too much wood bits an even texure.

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Looking for Value, Quality and Quantity?....FOUND!
5 Star Review   By SpeedyDIY on B&Q - Jun 7, 2010   

Not expensive, Good value for money and my plants are growing well in it. It can be sprinkled easily around garden and spreads out nicely, its also good to use for growing plants in pots, Its dark brown, fresh-smelling, slightly moist and has a soft crumbly texture, The 125L bag Is Very heavy so watch your back and get help to carry if you can. Before I bought this compost I done some research to find the best value for money compost and found that this always seems to do well in tests and is well spoken about. So now I’ve purchased it none stop and have made a lot of saving compared to other top brand and own brand compost.... Also in my research I have read that because this compost has been in so high demand the quality had seemed to drop because the compost is not composted down enough in order to meet demand, but whether that's true or not I haven’t noticed no change and it is still good stuff.

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A good bulk buy
5 Star Review   By dougart on B&Q - Apr 1, 2010   

I have used B & Q multi purpose for many years. Because it is fortified with nutrients and remains good value although the price has gone up a lot over the years it will kick start your growing and in the first year and you will get bumper crops of veg or flowers. Don't be fooled the following year thinking you will get the same. You will have to re-nutrify the soil. Heaps of chicken manure - I mean loads - handfulls per sq m regularly monthly otherwise you will be disappointed. Enjoy and cheers Doug

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Great stuff!
5 Star Review   By nickname on B&Q - Sep 19, 2009   

By far the best I have purchased as regards own brand compost. Largest bag is most economical. Compost itself is rich, brown and crumbly. Plants do much better in it and doesn't dry out as quickly as other own brands. Great for seeds.

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