HERB - WILDPLACES: DON'T BUY PEAT THIS EASTER
wjwakefield at juno.com
Wed Apr 18 22:08:52 PDT 2001
The last several bags of peat moss I have bought here in Dallas all said
they were from Michigan. I suspect that most of the peat sold in the US
is from there, since I don't think peat would be economical to import. I
assume they conform to US environmental regulations.....
Suzanna, herbalist, barony of the Steppes, Kingdom of Ansteorra (Dallas,
On Wed, 18 Apr 2001 18:03:09 -0400 Gaylin Walli <iasmin at home.com> writes:
>>As far as I am aware the use of peat as a fuel in Ireland is being
>>out as they are loosing too much of the bogs themselves, although
>>are much larger than our mainland bogs.
>I'm fairly certain this isn't true in the US, though, concerning the
>of the peat masses. A great portion of the Upper Penninsula of
>is, to the best of my knowledge, one of the world's largest known peat
>bogs, hands down beating anything in Ireland. Now my info could be
>really whacked on this, but it's what I remember my university bio
>prof, one of the world's foremost peat experts, discussing in class.
>It's curious, don't you think? I wonder how much of the peat in the US
>actually comes from the US? Anyone with info on this? I've not looked
>into it, but Im' curious as to the source.
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