Why are they encouraging gardeners not to use peat moss?

Answer Because they are so PC they want to stop us doing sensible things.

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

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 »

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 soil?

Distribute a thin layer of peat moss evenly on the surface of the soil. The amount of peat moss used depends on the depth of your soil or garden. If you are preparing only the top 4 inches of soil,... Read More »

Peat Moss Substitutes?

Peat moss is made from slightly decomposed, wild, sphagnum mosses and is used as a soil amendment for plants and to create an attractive, natural ground cover. Peat moss, however, can be expensive ... Read More »