The Facts on the Sustainability of Peat | Webinar
Thursday, September 7, 2023 | Susan Parent
Speaker: Susan, Horticulture Specialist
Topic: The Facts on the Sustainability of Peat
Summary: In this GrowerTalks webinar, Susan Parent from Premier Tech delves into the specifics of current sphagnum peat moss practices, covering topics such as the restoration of harvest sites and the resource's sustainability and potential for future generations of gardeners and growers. Join us to gain a comprehensive understanding of this valuable material and its responsible management.
For more information, contact your Premier Tech Grower Services Representative:
Jose Chen Lopez
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In Canada, peatlands cover 280 million acres (113.6 million hectares), or 13% of the land area of Canada.
For many years, sustainable peatland management and the protection of ecosystems such as its sphagnum peat moss harvesting sites have been firm commitments at Premier Tech Horticulture. To preserve the vitality of those areas for many generations still, Premier Tech Horticulture actively participates in the restoration of peat bogs.
When you see a picture of a harvested Canadian peat bog, it looks like any other field that is made up of mineral soil.