What Is Sphagnum Peat Moss And How To Use It

One common organic matter gardeners make use of is sphagnum peat moss. But what is peat moss? Let’s discuss some facts about peat moss and how to use it in your garden.

Some Fact about What is Peat Moss

Peat: peat is formed from decayed organic matter soaked or submerged under bogs.

Peat moss: peat moss is majorly made from sphagnum moss.

Sphagnum peat moss is composed of accumulated dark brown fibrous biomatter. It comes from a wetland. They are the remains of the dead materials of wild mosses that have been piled up in a peat bog over a thousand years. ...

Sphagnum Peat Moss

Now that you have an idea of what peat moss is, we can now look into what they are used for. Peat moss is majorly used for soil amendments and soil components. Here are some of the uses or benefits of peat moss: ...

What is Peat Moss Used for?

How To Use Peat Moss In Vegetable Garden

To enjoy the benefits of peat moss in your garden, mix it evenly into the soil about 12 inches deep...

So here is the summary of what peat moss is:

-Peat moss is composed of accumulated dark spongy materials. -The decomposition process is slow and it takes place without air. ...