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Go peat-free in your own growing

Let us help you kick the peat habit. You can be peat free, and proud!
What goes into a bag?

What goes into a bag?

Tune in to our feature podcast to find out what goes into a bag of peat-free compost.

Contact your local garden centre

Write to ask your local garden centre if they sell peat-free plants and bagged compost - and if not, why not?

Latest Campaign Updates

Banning peat in horticulture? Have your say...

Banning peat in horticulture? Have your say...

The government has launched a public consultation on ‘Ending the retail sale of peat in horticulture in England and Wales.' This is an important step in the banning of peat from growing compost mixes, as well as from the millions of plants that are sold in peat mixes. Garden Organic has responded to the consultation, and we would urge you to add your voice too.

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Devastating climate impact of peat in UK horticulture

New analysis by The Wildlife Trusts has calculated the shocking impacts of extracting peat for use in horticulture.

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For Peat's Sake campaign update

New potting compost labelling scheme launched

The horticultural industry has announced new measures to help gardeners choose their potting composts wisely.  These include on-pack labelling with a QR code to help check the sustainability rating of the materials within. 

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For Peat's Sake campaign update

Plans to phase out the use of peat in the amateur horticulture sector announced

Plans to ban the use of peat in horticulture in England and Wales by the end of this Parliament were set out by the Government today (Saturday 18 December) in an effort to protect precious peatland habitats and meet net zero targets. 

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