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 »

What makes peat?

Peat consists of decayed vegetation the complete decay of which has been arrested by the acid in bog-water.

What Is a Biodegradable Peat Pot?

Biodegradable has become a term of concern as people become more aware of how much of our trash ends up in landfills and then in the oceans. Biodegradable means simply that a material will decompos... Read More »

What is peat moss made of?

Peat moss is a wild moss in the Sphagnum family. This plant is classified as a moss because of its structure. The peat moss sold for gardening is dirt formed from decayed moss and other plant matt... Read More »