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Bord na Mona
Fuels Range »

Bord na Móna, Ireland’s largest producer of
solid fuels has entered the UK market launching
a winter and summer fuels range, together with
an ignition range.


Why should I use
Organic Peat Free
Compost? »

See our Organic Peat Free Compost Facts from
an array of sources, including: BBC experts and
the Wildlife Trust.




Vital Earth
Composts and
Fertilisers »

A range of organic composts developed
to meet the demands of both the retailer
and the consumer.



Growise Peat Reduced Growing Media »

Using recycled green waste to substitute for
peat. The process is super-sophisticated, so
the compost is completely sanitised and free
from weeds, seeds and pathogens.




RSPB Multi Purpose
Compost »

RSPB Multi Purpose Organic Compost is made
from recycled garden waste with a diluent of
FSC bark. Being 100% peat-free, British,
sustainable and wildlife-friendly.


Vital Earth and
Growise Growing
Media Stockists »

We are continually adding new stockists
selling environmentally friendly composts,
mulch and natural fertilisers.



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Soil Advice from Our Garden <br />Expert
Soil Advice from our Garden Experts »

Creating the ideal soil condition is how you ensure healthy plants. Here we will help you to determine which type of top soil you have in your garden

Which Compost Award
Which? Recommends Our Tub & Basket »

Consumer ratings magazine, Which? Gardening has again recommended Vital Earth’s tub & basket compost as the best peat-free growing media for container planting.

The Greener

Your update on green issues, garden news and events

The Greener Gardener

Bord na Mona more than 27% ahead year on year

Bord na Móna UK has published end year sales figures that are 27.7% ahead of 2014 year on year. This follows a year of bumper growth in 2014, putting the company well up on overall budget and taking increasing share of the UK market. The results ar...

Chelsea VIP tickets promotion supports new ‘Chelsea Mix’ from Bord na Mona

As Bord na Móna UK delivers the first orders of its new ’Chelsea Mix’ enriched all purpose peat-free compost into garden centres, it is backing the product with a prize draw for all consumers purchasing two bags in a ‘two for £10’ promotion.  ...

Things to do in the Garden in March

The days are beginning to lengthen and the sunshine is now starting to dry out the soil which means we are able to focus our attentions on planting. The gardening season is at last up on us. However, don’t get too excited when the sun shows its fac...

Bord na Mona’s GLEE winner benefits local charity

Specialist in agricultural, garden and equestrian supplies, together with tools, equipment and country clothing, Devon-based Mole Avon has taken delivery of 22 pallets of Growise and Vital Earth growing media, its prize in a competition run by the ...

Growise best buy for young plants says Which?

Growise Multipurpose peat-reduced compost has been singled out by Which? Gardening as a Best Buy growing media for raising young plants – ahead of 100% peat-based rivals. This is especially good news for conscientious gardeners who want to reduce t...

Rich Brothers 2015 Chelsea planting scheme announced

Bord na Móna UK’s popular peat-free growing media and soil improver brand, Vital Earth is once again working with the gold medal winning garden designers, Harry and David Rich at Chelsea. The garden uses growing and landscaping materials from Vital...

Fabulous ‘Chelsea Mix’ available in time for Chelsea!

Chelsea Mix enriched all purpose compost, originally developed as an exclusive for garden designers, Harry and David Rich for their silver gilt winning Vital Earth The Night Sky Garden at last year’s Chelsea Flower Show is now being made available ...

Charles Farmer becomes Bord na Mona Head of Consumer UK

Charles Farmer, Bord na Móna UK’s National Accounts Controller has been appointed Head of Consumer UK following Steve Harper’s decision to take up a new position with Gardman. Charles will have responsibility for all of the Bord na Móna UK (BNM UK)...

Bord na Mona sponsors Rich Brothers’ ‘Cloudy Bay Garden in association with Vital Earth’

Vital Earth, Bord na Móna UK’s popular peat-free growing media and soil improver brand is once again to work with the gold medal winning garden designers, Harry and David Rich at Chelsea. The 2015 design, entitled ‘The Cloudy Bay Garden in associat...

Bord na Mona UK growth outstrips the market seven times over

Latest figures from BNM UK show the combined growth of its Vital Earth and Growise brands over the last calendar year as outstripping the rest of the growing media and soil improvers market seven times over. The statistics are based on GfK’s latest...

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Making the most of delicious in season, organic fruit and vegetables