Is Cottonwood stump grindings good for a garden

Asked October 30, 2019, 12:35 PM EDT

Since cottonwoods hold moisture wouldn't grindings be good for a garden

Dakota County Minnesota

1 Response

Hi, If you use these chips around trees and shrubs-or for the garden path-that should be fine. They are not the best for garden beds since they can deplete nitrogen on the surface. Here is information you may find interesting: https://agrilife.org/etg/fresh-wood-chips-for-mulch-harmful-or-good/