What Does Peat Moss Do?

Peat moss is a natural, organic soil conditioner. It has a unique cell structure which helps regulate moisture and air around the plant roots, creating ideal growing conditions.

Keywords: peat moss, soil conditioner, Canadian sphagnum

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Angie Briggs has been a health and fitness writer since 2006. Her articles have been published on eHow, LIVESTRONG.COM and GardenGuides. She graduated from Thompson Institute with a diploma as a computer support specialist and received certification from CareerStep as a medical transcriptionist and medical language specialist.