Mulching With Pine Needles-Sept10_Blog

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Mulching With Pine Needles – Sept 10 - Blog There are different alternatives for you if you want to create mulching cover in your garden. Each type has its own pros and cons. One of the best types available is the pine needle mulch. At some point the pine trees shed their leaves naturally and therefore they are called the pine straws or needles. The pine needles or straws are then used as mulch. Pine needles come in different types and sizes including mainly the longleaf, slash and loblolly. Longleaf needle has an average length of fourteen inches. Loblolly pine straws as well as the slashes have an average length of nine inches. The three types are the most widely used in creating the mulch. However there are other kinds of needles with different sizes. The gardeners who live along the east coast and southern Gulf coast have used pine needle mulch for over twenty years now. How pine straw mulch can be described: * Pine straw mulch is lightweight and covers a wider area * Easy to spread: When you want to spread the mulch, carry the bail to the area you intend to
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This note was uploaded on 11/27/2010 for the course AGR 412 taught by Professor Turnkey during the Spring '10 term at DeVry Chicago.

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