How Much Peat Moss Is Needed to Amend 240 Square Feet?

The amount of peat moss needed to amend 240 square feet of soil depends on the depth desired. For example, 20 cubic feet of peat moss is necessary to create a layer that is 2 inches deep, according to the Canadian Sphagnum Peat Moss Association. 10 cubic feet would create a layer 1 inch deep.

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