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Pine Straw Mulch - Pine Needle for Winterizing Your Garden Besides the fact Pine Straw mulch is a sustainable, renewable resource, it's so easy and lightweight to work with pine needle and looks very attractive. Young seedlings can grow through pine needle, water can filter down through it, the soil can breathe and yet pine straw still holds in moisture. It lasts longer than other similar materials and pine needle won't float away with the first heavy rain. In fall mulching with pine straw has an important purpose since temperatures in the late fall to winter months can change radically. The ground heaves as it freezes and thaws, forcing the root systems of many delicate plants up from the soil and exposing them to the elements. Nearly all plants are much healthier when they have a layer of pine needle mulch spread over their roots. When mulching with pine straw you should wait until the ground is frozen or almost frozen before you add the pine needle. Any earlier application will encourage mold and mildew to form on the surface. Generally, a 2- to
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