[NAFEX] free mulch not all bad
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Tue Apr 14 07:48:22 EDT 2009
My town sells 'screened compost' cheap at the recycling center, and while
I've never used it, I know people who like it a lot. It's mostly made of
fall leaves but contains other yard waste, such as chipped Christmas trees
and other tree and shrub residue.
...... Original Message .......
On Mon, 13 Apr 2009 17:27:52 -0600 "Dinsmoor" <dinsmoor at sopris.net> wrote:
>We also have to pay for the compost and mulch from the county landfill,
>I have found the local tree service trucks have to pay to dump their
>woodchips and love to have a site to drop them. I took 10 loads a couple
>years ago and used them all as mulch. It was 12'' deep at first, and now
>most of it is decomposed, black dirt and I am going to ask for another
>bunch. We have no trees that are toxic as I hear some walnut wood is, and
>have never had trouble with any diseases as the piles get very hot very
>fast. It's been a great source of free mulch as we are closer than the
>county landfill for most trucks.
>Woody Creek, CO
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Sarah Kehler Ewing" <skkewing at yahoo.com>
>To: "North American Fruit Explorers" <nafex at lists.ibiblio.org>
>Sent: Monday, April 13, 2009 2:12 PM
>Subject: Re: [NAFEX] free mulch not all bad
>Our local small town also offers mulch, not free though: one price of
>for any size of load. It is great mulch. Only chipped up wood, bush,
>shrubs, evergreens, etc. Mind you, up here we don't have fire ants, or
>nutsedge and the needles are left to the residents of the big city of
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