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Why should I switch to peat-free compost?

Reading Time: 3 minutes Peat bogs are slightly acidic, waterlogged areas of land made up of dead plants – mostly mosses. The specific conditions in peat bogs prevent these mosses and plants from decaying as they usually would in other environments. Instead they build up slowly over time and form peat. The build-up is extremely gradual. Peat forms at…

Gardening Is Good For You

Reading Time: 4 minutes Coco & Coir’s Coco Boost has all the benefits of Coco Grow, and with all the added nutrients plants need to get off to the best possible start. 

Get Veg Growing

Reading Time: 4 minutes We’re spending a lot more time at home at the moment, and many people are using much of this time tending their gardens. One of the biggest grow-at-home trends is growing your own veg – which is a great idea. Nothing beats the flavour of home-grown, because it’s so fresh and still full of the…

Get Children Gardening

Reading Time: 4 minutes Contact with the natural world can be incredibly nurturing for children, making a connection with their natural environment, helping them learn about nature, the seasons and weather – and much, much more. 

How to Prepare Coco Coir: Garden Use vs Indoor Plants

Reading Time: 5 minutes   Coco coir is fast becoming a favourite growing medium, with many a satisfied gardener cultivating thriving greenery in this sustainable peat moss alternative. This article will guide you through how to prepare coco coir bricks in order to help you achieve the best possible results, HOW TO PREPARE COCO COIR A naturally occurring by-product…

The Benefits of Thick Coir Doormats

Reading Time: 3 minutes Using renewable and sustainable resources is one of the most important ways we can tackle climate change. You can do your part by buying products made from environmentally friendly materials, such as our coco coir doormats COCO COIR DOORMATS ARE ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY There are many reasons to choose our coir doormats over other options, but…

The Benefits of Coco Coir

Reading Time: 2 minutes Coco coir is a natural waste product of the coconut growing industry and is perhaps the most versatile of all organic growing mediums. As an environmentally friendly alternative to peat moss, coco peat has a natural resistance to diseases and provides excellent water retention as well as aeration to plants. ADVANTAGES OF GARDENING WITH COCO…

What organic alternatives to peat moss are available?

Reading Time: 2 minutes As far as growing mediums go, peat moss (aka sphagnum moss) is expensive and extremely harmful to the environment. It can take centuries to replenish itself in nature, which means the rate of replacement is not balanced with the rate at which it is being commercially harvested. Ecologically minded gardeners and horticulturists alike are keen to find…

How often should you feed and water coco coir in your garden?

Reading Time: 2 minutes   Whilst growing plants in coco coir compost is similar to growing in soil, there are some differences. This article looks at how you should be watering and feeding your plants when using the ecologically sound growing medium that is coco peat. Our experts can guide you on how and when to feed and water…