Peat moss is an affordable growing medium with great water holding capacity – but what is the environmental cost of using peat? Read more: https://university.upstartfarmers.com/should-you-use-peat-moss-as-a-growing-medium/ Peat moss – essentially accumulated biomass – has a great water holding capacity and can be a great tool for hydroponic and aquaponics growers. However, peat moss is not a renewable resource, and can cause anaerobic zones if not mixed with other media. More renewable alternatives to peat moss are coco coir and wood pulp products. —————– Timestamps/What’s Covered: 00:36 How Peat Moss is made 01:32 Peat Moss is not very renewable 01:54 Coco Coir 02:53 Peat Moss is not appropriate for all hydroponic systems 03:44 Mixing Peat Moss 06:28 When to use Peat Moss —————– Connect with Bright Agrotech: Website: https://brightagrotech.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BrightAgrotech/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/BrightAgrotech Instagram: https://instagram.com/zipgrow —————– Music by: Scott Gratton http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Scott_Gratton/ Related PostsWhat Is Clay Balls – Its Role In Hydroponics Gardening – Its Pros And ConsWhat is Perlite? | Pros and ConsPros And Cons Of Hydroponic Gardening – More Productivity Required ElectricityHome Wind Turbines – Pros And ConsPros & Cons of the Black Plastic Used in Vegetable Gardening : Garden SpacePros and Cons of Wind Power
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