The ridged Rootrainers cells direct the plants' roots to grow vertically towards the drainage hole. Rootrainers are easy to assemble, they open out like a book, allowing you to monitor how your plants' roots are developing whenever it's convenient. I grew all of the Sweet Pea plants for my 2016 Sweet Pea Trial in Deep Rootrainers.
I sowed all of the Sweet Pea seeds for my 2016 Sweet Pea Trial in Dalefoot Composts Wool Potting Compost. This peat free compost is made from a blend of compost that includes sheep's wool and bracken in the ingredients. Dalefoot Composts Wool Compost is naturally water retentive, meaning that your seedlings don't require watering as frequently.
A dwarf French bean 'Ferrari' seedling emerging. For my 2016 Peat Free Compost Trial, I sowed eight dwarf French bean 'Ferrari' seeds into a variety of different peat free compost mixes. I observed and noted the results.
I have always achieved excellent results, growing my sweet peas in peat free compost. For my 2016 Sweet Pea Trial I used Dalefoot Potting Compost, a peat free compost made from natural ingredients, including sheep's wool.
During the earlier stages of the 2016 Sweet Pea Trial, the seedlings were dependent on rainfall for watering. I grew all of the Sweet Pea plants for my 2016 Sweet Pea Trial in Deep Rootrainers. I used a Rootrainers Racking Station to conveniently store my Rootrainers.