Peat Moss - Knowledgebase Question

Flushing, NY
Question by curlyloc
April 16, 2000
When and how do you use peat moss?


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Answer from NGA
April 16, 2000

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Peat moss (milled spagnum peat) is occasionally used as a soil amendment when preparing planting areas. It is considered a source of organic matter and would be used to improve the soil structure to help it hold both additional air and water. It should be moistened prior to being mixed into the soil.

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