Decorative and Sphagnum Moss products
Sustainably harvested in the Maruia Basin of New Zealand.

 

  

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Sphagnum moss has benefited Man,
Animals and Plants for centuries, it has natural healing properties!

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Historical connections in the preserving of fish etc. in Viking days.
Water filtered through Sphagnum Moss was used by these intrepid explorers
as it would remain in a fresh state for a considerably longer period.


Infused with garlic and used as a wound dressing,(poultice), in war years.


Wild animals have been known to drag a wounded limb through beds of Sphagnum moss.


Used today in filtration. Of great benefit to tropical fish breeding and as a natural filter in pools, spa baths etc.

 

Sphagnum Moss will absorb oil before it absorbs water,a huge benefit in an oil spill crisis.


Sphagnum moss has a long history and is renowned for having antiseptic properties.


Sphagnum has the ability to absorb up to 20 times its own weight in water, providing your plants with a ready source of moisture and nutrients.

MEDICINAL BENEFIT TO PLANTS.

Propargation: Roots love to grow into the sterile medium of Sphagnum moss.

Sphagnol, a property of Sphagnum Moss, prevents mould and mildew on plants.


Transplanting: The healing properties of Sphagnum will aid the recovery of damaged roots.

A dressing of moss preserves raw cuttings and as a packing and travelling companion it will ensure a plant survives a lengthy stay above the ground.

A ground-cover of Sphagnum moss, caps the soil surface, retaining moisture by reducing excess evaporation. The sterile qualities of the moss prevent stem-rot in the plant.


 


 

 

 

 


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