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A range of organic composts developed
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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.




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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.


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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

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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

Vital Earth peat-free growing media for the professional media

Peat-free growing media and soil improver brand, Vital Earth, whose green credentials are based on composts made from recycled garden waste, will be at Four Oaks 2-3 September 2014 with its range of Container Nursery Stock for professional users, a...

Traditional Irish fuel gives UK a new option

Solid fuel briquettes, the Irish market’s main source of domestic fuel have been launched into the UK retail market by Bord na Móna, Ireland’s largest producer.  They are a great alternative to the more traditional coal and wood. Suitable for...

BNM UK joins LOFA for launch of summer fuels range

Bord na Móna UK, whose parent company is Ireland’s largest producer of solid fuels has joined LOFA in order to launch its summer fuels range at Solex (stand number 718.) Already established in the UK with its portfolio of Vital Earth peat-free...

Bord na Móna’s ticket giveaway for RHS Hampton 2014

Bord na Móna’s award-winning peat-reduced compost brand, Growise is supporting Jack Dunckley’s show garden at RHS Hampton Court (8-13 July) by supplying Growise Multi Purpose Growing Media for the planting of the garden. Called The Just Retirement ...

Bord na Móna UK brands compete in GIMA Golf Event

A friendly rivalry will dominate the GIMA Golf as Bord na Móna UK’s award-winning peat reduced compost brand, Growise takes on its sister brand, peat-free Vital Earth. BNM UK is entering two teams into the tournament as well as sponsoring the event...

BHETA Member Bord Na Mona UK in blaze of Chelsea glory

BNM UK, the growing media and soil improver company which pioneers the green gardening agenda found itself in the eye of a positive publicity storm at Chelsea last week. National press buzzed around the company’s show garden all week and the furore...

Bord na Móna Growise Teams Up with Kildare Growers at Bloom Festival

For the 8th consecutive year, Bord na Móna Growise are once again proud sponsors of compost and bark at Bloom Festival. This year, Bord na Móna Growise is teaming up with Kildare Growers and The Children’s Medical and Research Foundation, Crumlin t...

Vital Earth and the Rich brothers win hearts and minds at Chelsea

David Rich, who at 23 is the youngest ever garden designer to present a show garden at Chelsea carried off a silver gilt and an avalanche of plaudits working with his elder brother Harry and the backing of Bord na Móna’s Vital Earth peat-free compo...

Growise supports Jack Dunckley at RHS Hampton Court

Bord na Móna’s award-winning peat-reduced compost brand, Growise is supporting Jack Dunckley’s show garden at RHS Hampton Court (8-13 July) by supplying 150 Growise Multi Purpose 125L Bales of growing media to the build. Called The Just Retirement ...

Time to know your growing media from your soil improvers

It was Compost Awareness Week 5th to 11th May but we still need to think about how we recycle garden waste, vegetable peelings, grass cuttings, hedge clippings and so on by building a compost heap. There are lots of compost bins to ...

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