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Use several inches of brown sphagnum peat moss mixed with equal amounts of fine pine bark mulch.
Fill the pot two-thirds full with rich, porous soil, preferably with some peat moss and compost.
Fill the hole with sphagnum peat moss (looks like fibrous, tan moss) or homemade compost.
Also known as sphagnum, peat moss thrives in cold, damp climates like those of the British Isles and northern Germany.
Novak says peat moss and compost mixed in will bring a wide variety of nutrients.
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Definition of peat moss for English Language Learners
: a type of moss that usually grows on wet land and that is used by gardeners as a fertilizer, for growing plants in pots, etc.
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