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Research: Biochar as circular economy substitute for peat | News

“Peat is a natural growing medium, but its extraction and the resulting disturbance of peatlands have significant detrimental effects on the environment,” Olesja Escuer, a researcher at the EMU and gardener at the University of Tartu Botanical Garden, said. Peat harvesting diminishes natural diversity, disrupts the water regime and contributes to carbon dioxide land emissions. …

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Study: Biochar as circular economy substitute for peat | News

“Peat is a natural growing medium, but its extraction and the resulting disturbance of peatlands have significant detrimental effects on the environment,” Olesja Escuer, a researcher at the EMU and gardener at the University of Tartu Botanical Garden, said. Peat harvesting diminishes natural diversity, disrupts the water regime and contributes to carbon dioxide land emissions. …

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Commercial mixes bring container garden success | Lifestyles

This week marks the official beginning of meteorological spring, and that means it’s time to start getting our gardens and landscapes ready for the coming year. One of the first tasks may be to get your containers ready, as more and more home gardeners are becoming interested in the joys of growing plants in containers. …

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