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Post  cathryn.miller.7 on 5/11/2012, 1:40 pm

What is the difference between the two. I used peat humus to enrich my soil but I want one of these to use as a top dressing. Which one is best.
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Re: peat moss versus peat humus

Post  camprn on 5/11/2012, 1:55 pm

Hi Catherine, Humus is the final product of the decomposing peat. There will be fewer twigs and stuff in it. I may suggest that neither will make a satisfactory topdressing as the peat doesn't actually have anything of nutritional value for your plants, and will most likely dry up and blow away.

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