Re: Any tricks for moistening peat moss?

Oleg Kiselev (
Tue, 22 Feb 94 11:49:41 PST

William Low writes:
>Everything is fine once the moss is wet, but is there
>a more easy technique for wetting the peat moss?

You can boil the dry peatmoss before using it. This causes the moss to
rapidly suck up water. I use a 12 quart stock pot for this. Usually
1/2 pot of dry peat plus enough water to float the peat to within 3" or
so of the top of the pot works well. The peat is fully water-logged by
the time the water boils.

Oleg Kiselev                                   
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