Vegetables That Do Not Like Peat Moss: Revealed
Today, we’re veering off the beaten path to explore a fascinating aspect of our leafy friends that might surprise you.
If you’ve been gardening for a while, you’re probably familiar with
– that fibrous, brown material that often graces our garden beds as a soil amendment.
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Asparagus: The Deep-Rooted Drainer
Asparagus has a distinct preference for sandy or loamy soils, shunning the high moisture and acidity offered by peat moss.
Beetroot: The Alkaline Aficionado
Beetroots are more tolerant of alkaline conditions, making the acidic environment created by peat moss less appealing.
Broad Beans: The Water-Weary
Broad Beans are lovers of well-draining soils, and the water-retaining properties of peat moss don’t fit the bill. Compost mixed with a bit of sand can provide a better balance of nutrients and drainage for these beans.
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