Is peat moss the same thing as peat humus in a garden?

Answer Peat humus is a more fully decomposed version of peat moss, in which none of the organic material is identifiable. Peat moss is best for aerating and binding sticky and loose soils, while peat hum... Read More »

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Are peat moss&peat mulch the same thing in a garden?

Peat moss and peat mulch are not the same in gardening. Peat moss is created from dried moss. Peat mulch is made up of cattails, reeds, sedges and other water plants. Peat mulch needs to be kept mo... Read More »

How do I add peat moss to a garden?

Add peat moss when planting edible crops, regular plants or flowers, and/or to cover planted grass. Add peat moss to compost. Carefully open the store-bought peat moss package because it is sold co... Read More »

What do you do with peat moss?

On One Hand: Peat Moss Improves GrassPeat moss is a soil amendment that loosens compacted soil, absorbs moisture and prevents the leaching of nutrients. Improving the soil leads to better root grow... Read More »

Is peat moss pasteurised?

Peat moss is not pasteurized (sp. pasteurised in UK) or sterilized. The material carries microorganisms that feed plants and keep them healthy. When a planting mix is marked "pasteurized" it indica... Read More »