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Can someone possibly identify this medium?

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Can someone please identify this medium? It's from some empty annual flower pots, like Bonnie pots ya know? Super light and moist, I thought it may be peat moss mostly? It's from a Michigan greenhouse.
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Thanks for the try manogreen, I thought it was a long shot. I am curious because I want to know how I can use it. There is no perlite or vermiculite in it, but there is small sticks and such. Wanted to know if it's suitable for a hempy bucket medium or more a soil type grow. Nothing in there says soil to me lol it honestly looks like peat but it came with flowers planted in there, nursery cups. So I thought hmm... Could this be used as hempy? I am finishing my last soil grow and switching to hempy. It's easy and kind to me. I'll just toss it in the veggie garden. Thanks again for the time and effort.
 

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Thanks for the try manogreen, I thought it was a long shot. I am curious because I want to know how I can use it. There is no perlite or vermiculite in it, but there is small sticks and such. Wanted to know if it's suitable for a hempy bucket medium or more a soil type grow. Nothing in there says soil to me lol it honestly looks like peat but it came with flowers planted in there, nursery cups. So I thought hmm... Could this be used as hempy? I am finishing my last soil grow and switching to hempy. It's easy and kind to me. I'll just toss it in the veggie garden. Thanks again for the time and effort.
I'd do a slurry test for pH... if it's below 5.0, it probably is peat. if possible, also check the EC of the medium (with the slurry or with runoff test) just for curiosity sake.
For a Hempy, I wouldn't use peat. I would really recommend coco coir for the hempy... and while you get a hang of it, coco+perlite or coco+pumice, then you can go all coco.
 

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I think @elcoloan has the right idea of testing it if you really feel the need to reuse it. Do the slurry test just to see where it sits for ppm and ph. I think the hempy buckets aren't supposed to have any soil in them?
 

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I use coco an peat perlite as my medium to me with microbes this is the best medium .I call it living coco or living microbial hydroponics.
 

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I use coco an peat perlite as my medium to me with microbes this is the best medium .I call it living coco or living microbial hydroponics.
Noice.... Do you use that mix in Hempy buckets?
 

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Noice.... Do you use that mix in Hempy buckets?
No 20 gallon fabric bags I put em in totes with holes in en. I use the lids to collect the excess water
 
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