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    jonny_s_p is offline Seedling
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    Hi,

    I've bought some peat free compost and wonder if it is suitable to use in seed trays for starting my veg seeds? It's got more woddy bits in it than the peat compost I'm used to. can I use it?

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    John

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    I only ever use peat free compost although some types are infinitely better than others and it's taken a while to find one I'm happy with. For seeds, I don't use the bigger twiggy bits but apart from that it's fine.

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    Thanks Alison.

    John

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    Yup, I pick the bigger twiggy bits out too (the dog usually eats them )

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    I use a plastic colander to sieve the compost for seeds. Any really big woody bits either get put straight onto the borders in the garden or into the compost bin.

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