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Post  crs on 5/30/2012, 9:22 pm

I was wondering if i could use lake moss. I have read about using seaweed in compost but I live in the center of the country and not sure I could find seaweed here but I can find lake moss! Would I need to dry it first or add it as is if it is useable?

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Post  cheyannarach on 6/23/2012, 1:02 pm

I am wondering the same thing, not a lot of seaweed in South Dakota! I am sure you can use it but is it nutrient rich like seaweed?

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Post  walshevak on 6/23/2012, 3:20 pm

Any green plant is fair game for the compost pile. I expect it does not have all the seaside minerals, but it may have some other nutrients not generally available. Go for it.



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Post  CapeCoddess on 6/23/2012, 3:25 pm

I use it right out of the pond and haven't had any problems that I know of.


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