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Thread: Mulch for the bog garden

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    i have my bog garden in, all thats left it the mulch and the plants. i wanted to use a sort of coco fiber bedding but my father said that wouldent it float on the surface of the water?? now that i think bout it im wondering if theirs anything that will not float on the surface of the water. what type of mulch should i use?? id like one that looks natrual and is best for cps.

    any help will be great!

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    How about sand (pool filter), sphagnum peat, and LFS?

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    lfs?? wats that??

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    Long Fiber Sphagnum.
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    is that the same as live spagnum peat moss?? ive heard it grows fast in a bog.

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    There's the dried LFS you can buy at Home Depot or Lowes and there's the live LFS that can be cultivated from the dried or gotten from someone who has it - like me.

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    thanks anyway, but i have some already growing around a pp that i have, its a small pot full of it, so im not sure if it will spread enough.

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    In time, with good lighting and water, it will spread.

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