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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Got a question about Soil Blockers? We're here to answer! If you don't see the answer to your question below, please get in touch via our contact page and we'll get back to you as soon as possible.

How do I add/remove my Soil Blocker inserts?

Changing your soil blocker inserts

What recipe would you recommend for Soil Blocking?

Blocking compost can be found at most garden centres. However, if you prefer to mix your own, we have a few tried and tested recipes that you can find below:

Grandpa's Recipe

Monty Don's Recipe

Lisa Ziegler's Recipe

How do I prepare my compost for Soil Blocking?

Why can't I use Cube Inserts in my Mini 5?

The Mini 5 block is too small to accommodate the Cube Insert - when the Cube Insert displaces the soil, it makes the walls of the block too thin for the transplant. The Mini 5 is best used for mid-summer starts for quick germination.

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