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  • Writer's pictureBridgette Macilwaine

Peat free

It's crucial to support nurseries that are making the effort to shift to greener choices, and have a less detrimental effect on our environment and habitats.


No one is perfect when it comes to our carbon footprint and sustainable choices, but it’s about making the effort and encouraging others to make better choices. It's up to us as individuals to make the effort, and one way of doing this in the gardening and design world is to ensure we choose and specify peat free compost.


Peatlands are natural boggy habitats that store over twice as much carbon as all the world’s forests combined, despite covering an area ten times smaller. They are also unique ecosystems, with a range of wildlife depending on them. Extracting peat destroys habitats, releases stored carbon and increases flood risk.


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