Translation of peat in Spanish:

peat

turba, n.

Pronunciation: /piːt//pit/

noun

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    turba feminine
    • At 350 hectares, Foulshaw Moss is one of the largest remaining areas of peat bog habitat in Britain.
    • Other garden peat can contain chemicals that can harm discus fish so just be careful.
    • A lot of East Anglia was covered in peat bog, until they decided to drain it.
    • Potting mixes containing peat seem to be particularly affected by fungus gnats.
    • The largest frozen peat bog in the world, lying in western Siberia, is melting, according to Russian scientists.
    • The climate was temperate but windy, the terrain a mixture of downland, rocky hills and peat bogs.
    • Dig materials such as straw, peat, compost, and leaves into the soil, or lay them on as mulch.
    • Place the seeds in a plastic bag with a mixture of sand and peat or other suitable growing mix.
    • Potting soil contains rich organic material such as peat and various composted barks.
    • An energy tax would penalise industries which use energy based on fossil fuel, including oil, coal and peat.
    • It provides a good usable soil amendment for the garden and is certainly much less expensive than peat.
    • The directive does require farmers to supply pigs with rooting materials such as straw, hay, wood, sawdust, compost or peat.
    • In marked contrast, needles of a variety of conifers are frequently abundant in peat and lake deposits.
    • The reason why it was so well preserved was that it was recovered from a peat bog.
    • Two rivers flowed between us and our destination, a miniature hut lost in an expanse of peat bog.
    • The plant material, which forms deposits of peat locally, is likely the source of the phosphate.
    • There is no air in a peat bog and, therefore, undrained peat is made up of 90% water.
    • It may be desirable to amend the soil with sand or peat.
    • It is believed to get its name from a long gone drainage channel which ran over a peat bog.
    • The route meanders up, over the rocks and then more peat bog.