The company's display used cabbages grown using growmore, Miracle-Gro six month continuous release feed and unfed. The Miracle-Gro feed produced the largest and best formed leaves and hearts showing "modern feeds produce better crops".
The second "myth" was that peat-free composts can't compete. Using soil, Miracle-Gro peat and Miracle-Gro peat-free, schools grew carrots and found peat and peat-free had equally good results, both better than garden soil, showing "modern peat-free compost encourages excellent growth when watered correctly".
The 9mx8m urban school garden showed trial results from 100 schools. Scotts said the benefits of the urban school garden are to green grey Britain, bring communities together and create more fresh food fans. There was a 'slide salad' of lettuce and roof guttering strawberries. Scotts displayed Gro-ables seed pods as well as new plants such as T&M's 'Egg & Chips' and Fuchsia 'Berry'.