Tagged: garden tips This topic contains 0 replies, has 1 voice, and was last updated by Lotus Flower ABGrows Site Moderator 9 months, 2 weeks ago. Author Posts July 7, 2017 at 4:11 am #11274 Lotus Flower ABGrows Site Moderator Keymaster I heard this tip years ago and have done it ever since. When using peat moss as a soil additive, wet it first. This enables the peat moss to help retain moisture instead of acting as a wick. Author Posts You must be logged in to reply to this topic.