ground stump as mulch

Asked August 19, 2015, 11:53 AM EDT

I had 5 tree stumps ground yesterday. 4 pine trees and 1 old apple. How soon can I use the mulch from these trees? is it safe to spread it now? Thank you.

Baltimore County Maryland

1 Response

If you put down some nitrogen fertilizer, you can put down fresh wood chips. It would be safest to use the fresh mulch on paths, not next to plants that you value.
http://puyallup.wsu.edu/wp-content/uploads/sites/403/2015/03/wood-chips.pdf vw