Water retained by various soil ingredients

Jim McKenney jamesamckenney@verizon.net
Tue, 23 Oct 2012 19:33:42 PDT
Nhu wrote about peat: " It is also high in pH, and probably needs to be amended."

Nhu, don't you mean low in pH? In older books it was all but axiomatic that peats were acidic, with a low pH. However, the pH of peat depends on the source, and there are alkaline peats. 

Does the peat you have used really have a high pH? 

Jim McKenney

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