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What's It For? - Growmore

The following information has been taken from the packaging of the fertilizers that are sold in the Trading Hut. For more information about fertilizers, their uses and explanation of the labelling see the RHS web site.


Growmore is an inorganic fertilizer with NPK Values 7-7-7.

It is a multi-purpose plant food with an even balance of nutrients to feed all the plants in your garden. It can be used when preparing new beds and to provide essential nutrients throughout the growing season. It can also be used in the preparation of new lawns.

Directions For Use

General Plant Feeding

Scatter 70g/sq.m. (2oz/sq.yd.) onto the soil. Lightly fork or hoe in and water well if the soil is dry. Repeat once a month throughout the growing season.

Preparing Beds, Borders and Vegetable Plots

Scatter 140g/sq.m. (4oz/sq.yd.) onto the soil 7-10 days before planting or sowing. Fork in well and water thoroughly if the soil is dry. For salad crops use half the quantity.

Preparing New Lawns

Scatter 70g/sq.m. (2oz/sq.yd.) onto the soil 7-10 days before sowing seed or laying turf. Lightly fork or hoe in and water well if the soil is dry.

Application advice

It is recommended that you use gloves when using this product. Use the recommended amounts, only where there is a recognised need. Apply evenly between the plants without touching the plant itself. Avoid using on windy days. Water well after applying and wash hands after use.


Store in a cool, dry place away from children, pets and foodstuffs.


Growmore (last edited 2014-02-14 12:07:41 by PaulHowarth)