Mulch

Asked April 28, 2017, 12:46 PM EDT

Is applying shredded hardwood mulch over newpapers to control weeds healthy for the soil?

Queen Anne's County Maryland soil mulch newspapers as mulch

1 Response

Yes, that strategy is a good one. Several layers help reduce the amount of mulch needed. If you moisten them first, they are easier to keep in place on a breezy day until you can get them covered.
Stay with the dull newsprint pages, instead of the glossy color ads.

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