CPcaregiver wrote:What state were the pine needles when you first started,fresh and green,long dead,etc.?This looks to be a promising media,I may copy your experiment if you don't mind!The pine needles were fallen ones and they were all brown. The pile was quite deep, so it would suggest that it might have been several seasons drop. I did however later put on a top dressing of green needles, which I have been informed are fir, though the ones in the needle/peat mix below are definitely pine.
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