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How much peat moss?

Post  lavamom on 3/23/2010, 2:02 pm

I am confused about how much peat moss to buy. I need 5 cubic feet for the garden. Mel's book gives an example of buying one 3.9 cubic foot bale in order to have 8 cubic feet of peat moss, because it expands. So does this mean I need about a 2.5 foot bale?

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Post  bpbdrummer on 3/23/2010, 4:18 pm

yeh 2.5 should work, once it gets wet it pretty much doubles in size

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Post  lavamom on 3/23/2010, 4:31 pm

Thank you!

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