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Potting mix

Nurture potted plants with the right potting mix

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High-quality products

At All Green Nursery & Garden, we only carry the highest quality potting mixes and other garden needs. The potting mixes available for purchase are the same products used in our nursery, so you can be confident that they will work.

Whether you are growing indoor plants or a container garden outside, you'll find what you need at one of our locations. Our staff are always happy to share their expertise in planting and keeping potted plants healthy so that you can grow your garden successfully.

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When you're unsure about anything in your garden, you can ask for expert advice. Our onsite horticulturalists are your best resource for learning about how to keep your garden flourishing. They will share their garden wisdom to help you achieve the yields and blooms that you want from your plants.

Visit All Green at Hoppers Crossing to talk to one of our garden experts. They'll ask you about what you want to achieve and provide detailed advice on the steps to get to your garden goals, whether you are planting new plants or wanting to revitalise the garden you have.

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Potting mix delivery

If you don't want to spill potting mix in the back of your vehicle,  and want to experience the convenience of potting mix delivery, choose All Green's delivery service. With frequent deliveries available throughout the entire Greater Melbourne area, you can have potting mix delivered directly to your garden. No mess and no fuss!

You can choose to have your new plants and other garden items delivered too, saving you a trip to the store. To learn more about our delivery services, check out our delivery information page. You can also get in touch with our knowledgeable customer service team to find out more about specific delivery options and any other questions you have about our garden supplies.

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Hoppers Crossing

Our primary location has our nursery, garden, landscaping, and building supplies.

130 Old Geelong Rd

Hoppers Crossing

VIC 3029

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Monday - Saturday: 7 am–5 pm

Sunday: 10 am–3 pm

These hours are subject to change on public holidays


Our newest location in Epping has landscaping, building, and garden supplies.

89 Rufus St


VIC 3076

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Monday - Friday: 7 am – 4 pm

Saturday: 8 am – 2 pm

Sunday: Closed & Public Holidays Closed

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Frequently asked questions

What is the difference between potting mix and fertiliser?

Both potting mix and fertiliser are useful for potted plants or container gardens.

Potting mix is essentially the soil that the potted plants grow within. It needs to have the correct consistency and nutrient profile to aid plant growth and allow newly planted plants to become established.

Planting potted plants in a potting mix rather than using soil ensures that the plants have all of the nutrients that they need to thrive and develop their root system. Be sure to choose a potting mix that is suitable for the particular potted plant as all of the nutrients the plant needs have to come from the soil contained within the pot.

Plant fertiliser is a concentrated nutrient source, usually containing higher doses of nitrogen, phosphorous and potassium. It can consist of animal waste or manufactured commercially. Newly planted roots or shrubs don't generally require fertiliser, but as plants become established, it can increase the health and vitality of the plants.

What does the red tick on potting mix mean?

The 'red tick' emblem on a bag or container of potting mix indicates that the product complies with the Australian Standards. The Australian Standards are an accreditation process that guarantees the quality of the soil mix.

Potting mixes that comply with the Australian Standard AS 3743 will support plant growth for at least three months. It's certified as being suitable to germinate seeds, grow seedlings, strike cuttings and maintain plant growth.

Certified premium potting mixes will have a higher soluble nitrogen content, sustaining plant growth for at least a month without added fertiliser. Premium certified potting mix will also hold water better than regular certified potting mix.  

Is organically certified potting mix better?

Organically certified potting mixes are free from inorganic materials and are suitable for growing organically certified produce. Organic potting mixes may not carry the Australian Standards accreditation.

Soils labelled as 'organic' may not be organically certified. These products contain a high percentage of organic matter but haven't been through the certification process to determine that they are 100% organic.

Do you deliver the potting mix?

All Green delivers potting mix right across the Melbourne region. When you place an order for a single bag or enough for a large gardening project, we'll ensure it arrives within a few days.

Delivery costs will vary by location, so check out our delivery information to learn more. For any other questions about our potting mix or other products, ask our friendly customer service team.

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December 1 to 23 — Extended opening hours to 8pm, Monday to Friday
December 24 to January 2 — Closed for Christmas and New Year's