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Tomato remains


By Pkenada

Devon, United Kingdom Gb

I grow tomatoes in pots. At the end of a season, is there an alternative to taking the whole pot contents to the tip. My garden is small and now overflowing with soil.



if you cant add it to your own garden or compost bin try offering it to a neighbour. failing that yep the recycle bin/tip.

23 Sep, 2013


Hi, welcome to G o y, I don't understand when you say your small garden is overflowing with soil, you can't possibly have too much soil in a garden, the only way that would happen is if you had a concrete back yard, part of which you had broken up and built a raised bed, which had now reached the top of the bed, if this is the case, why not ask your neighbours if they would like some compost for their beds, or a friend with a larger garden, other than that I'm afraid it's the tip, Derek.

23 Sep, 2013


Re use the compost.

23 Sep, 2013


Thanks to all. I had thought that, having spent the summer extracting the goodness from the soil, that soil would be exhausted. So I presume that it can be re-enriched with new compost. Thanks again.

24 Sep, 2013


Try keeping it and just adding some Growmore or something before you use it again. Or you could put it in pots, feed it a bit and grow bulbs in it for Spring.

24 Sep, 2013


Thanks to all

8 Oct, 2013

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