Wood Chip Myth

Bracey Tiede tiede@pacbell.net
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 07:40:09 PDT
When using arborist's wood chips (not retail bark chips) in the garden, the
chips do not bind up nitrogen in the soil if you just lay them on top of the
soil. Here the arborist's chips are free but you do have to take a truck
load, about 10-13 cu.ft. if you are spreading them yourself.

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San Jose CA

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