Thursday, 2 June 2016

Peat in the Netherlands

Peat, or turf, is an accumulation of partially decayed vegetation.
Peat forms in wetland bogs, moors, mires, and swamps. Peat forms when plant material, usually in marshy areas. It is composed mainly of marshland vegetation: trees, grasses, fungi, as well as other types of organic remains, such as insects, and animal remains.