Pine Needles as Mulch

Asked March 21, 2016, 12:42 PM EDT

Can I use pine needles as mulch around my flowers and rose bushes. I been told that they will harm the roses.

Caroline County Maryland

1 Response

Pine needles make a great mulch. It is a myth that they are highly acidic as some people fear. They decompose to a fairly neutral pH and are fine to use.