Re: Any tricks for moistening peat moss?

Barry Meyers-Rice (
Fri, 18 Feb 94 13:58:41 MST

Only one way. Put the moss into a bucket, pour water on top, and do a little

Never pot a plant in dry moss, for this reason.

Same thing with granulated peat.

One final item---wear gloves and consider a mask when working with dry
_Sphagnum_. Kneading the moss is a great way to get micro-cuts that
could get you Sporotrichosis.