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3 Reasons to Stop Using Peat and What to Use Instead

Ramsey, T. (2019, August 2). 3 Reasons to Stop Using Peat and What to Use Instead. Backyard Vitality. https://backyardvitality.com/3-reasons-to-stop-using-peat-and-what-to-use-instead/?utm_source=internal&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=ARBV02

Peat is a fibrous material made up of partially decomposed plant materials and natural forms in the earth in locations that fulfill particular requirements. This substance is one of the most popular ingredients in store-bought compost and soil mixes due to its fertile nature and water retention capabilities. It has risen to stardom over the last 100 years as home gardeners have discovered the benefits and ease of growing in peat. Plus, it produces incredibly fertile plants and increases yield. What is the problem? Here are 3 reasons you should stop using peat and what you can use in its place.

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