Gardeners to face ban on peat-based compost in England from 2024

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Peatlands are the UK's biggest natural carbon sink | Credit: iStock
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Peatlands are the UK's biggest natural carbon sink | Credit: iStock

Ban on sales of peat-based compost to private gardeners set to be introduced, with potential ban on professional horticulture being discussed by government

The government is to ban retailers from selling peat-based compost to private gardeners in England from 2024, it announced over the weekend, with a similar ban covering the professional horticulture sector...

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