Miracle Grow Peat Moss?

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Miracle Grow Peat Moss?

by Alanthebro » Tue Mar 27, 2012 10:41 am

I live on a small island in Hawaii where there's pretty much only one brand of peat that they sell.(which is miracle gro).It contains fertilizer in it and will that kill my plants? Is there any way to get rid of the nutrients in it?

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Re: Miracle Grow Peat Moss?

by Grey » Tue Mar 27, 2012 12:37 pm

Fertilized soil does have a habit of doing venus fly traps a great deal of harm (which usually leads to death) so I wouldn't advise using the Miracle Grow brand of peat moss for your carnivorous plants. I'm unsure as to whether or not washing it repeatedly will remove the fertilizer but I would stay clear of it just to be on the safe side.

I hope someone else can offer you information as to where you can find appropriate soil. Good luck!

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Re: Miracle Grow Peat Moss?

by pieguy452 » Tue Mar 27, 2012 2:27 pm

You could buy soil off the flytrapstore :)

http://www.flytrapcare.com/store/growin ... -soil.html
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Re: Miracle Grow Peat Moss?

by Grey » Tue Mar 27, 2012 3:02 pm

For some reason I thought Hawaii wasn't part of the USA, do forgive my mistake (I'm rather tired). Yes, I also highly recommend the Flytrapstore.

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Re: Miracle Grow Peat Moss?

by Alanthebro » Tue Mar 27, 2012 8:52 pm

My mom woundnt let me buy things off the Internet .Will growing something fast like wheat grass deplete the nutrients?

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Re: Miracle Grow Peat Moss?

by jaester » Tue Mar 27, 2012 9:39 pm

Alanthebro wrote:My mom woundnt let me buy things off the Internet .Will growing something fast like wheat grass deplete the nutrients?


Unfortunately, no. Any trace of the incorporated fertilizer will kill a cp gradually.

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Re: Miracle Grow Peat Moss?

by SEB » Tue Mar 27, 2012 9:58 pm

Work and save up money. Go to a drug store like walgreens and buy a prepaid visa for $50 or so. Go to www.flytrapstore.com or www.californiacarnivores.com and buy soil. Or just give a friend some money to order it for you.

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Re: Miracle Grow Peat Moss?

by Alanthebro » Wed Mar 28, 2012 12:03 am

I"ll find a way to get peat on this web.


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