Depending on your environment, you may notice some mold-like matter develop. We encourage you to read our article on the subject. In our post, you will find informational video links and photographs. In summary, there is no need to worry. For optimal plant growth, microbial development (which, during a bloom, produces fungi and mold) is a not harmful and means things like to grow in PittMoss. PittMoss encourages beneficial microbial growth that your plants will benefit from. If your product starts to develop some visible "friends of the soil" you should continue to use the product. Mixing the soil will help in the disappearance.We like to say PittMoss is like pro-biotics for your plants!™
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PittMoss Prime does not have any fertilizer, so it is to be used as a soil amendment or conditioner. PittMoss Performance has an added CRF (Controlled Release Fertilizer) so it can be used as a ready-to-grow potting mix.
PittMosshasanamazingcapacitytoretainwaterandthebestpracticeistokeepyourPittMossonthedryerside. We encourage the finger test. If the top layer feels too dry, stick your finger in the soil to see if the lower layers still contain moisture.
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PittMoss produces next-generation gardening amendments and mixes. Our products are the result of decades of testing to produce a growing media unlike anything else on the market. Not only does it follow cutting-edge practices to benefit our planet, its unique, organic, recycled, and engineered fiber structure creates a perfect environment for plant growth. The revolutionary properties of PittMoss allow more air, more water, and more nutrients to be delivered to your plants, encouraging faster, stronger development of flowers, vegetables, shrubs, grass, and more!