Texture of fresh green Peat moss, Sphagnum Moss growing in the forest in Chiangmai, Thailand

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Texture of fresh green Peat moss, Sphagnum Moss growing in the forest in Chiangmai, Thailand

By Darcy Larum, Landscape Designer In one form or another, most plant owners have dealt will sphagnum moss at some point. In spring, when it’s time to plant the garden, bales or bags of sphagnum peat moss fly off the shelves of garden center. This popular soil amendment is lightweight and inexpensive. However, when perusing a craft store, you may see small bags labeled sphagnum moss selling for just as much, or more, than you paid for a compressed bag of sphagnum peat moss. This major price and quantity difference may have you wondering are sphagnum moss and peat moss the same. Continue reading to learn the difference between sphagnum moss and sphagnum peat. Are Sphagnum Moss and Peat Moss the Same? The products known as sphagnum moss and sphagnum peat moss come from the same plant, which is also known as sphagnum moss. There are over 350 species of

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