"So I have a small radical suggestion. Would all those protesters wishing to reduce peat usage please remember that no matter how slow it can regenerate - allegedly only an inch or so a century - with the thousands of acres available, this does gradually become a renewable resource, just like a forest.
"So why not let us have a regime for peat sourced from managed and sustainable sites, like the FSC certification for sustainably-sourced hardwood timber?"
Friends of the Earth and Garden Organic said that as an organic grower, Flowerdew should promote peat alternatives.
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