[permaculture] cardboard, gase exchange, micro organisms and roots

Scott Pittman scott at permaculture.org
Sun Apr 13 17:50:31 EDT 2008


All that cardboard and newspaper do is increase soil mega fauna and micro
organisms.  Worms proliferate, soil stays moist, weeds seed doesn't
germinate.  Soil gets deep and loamy.

Scott Pittman
Director
Permaculture Institute
www.permaculture.org
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[mailto:permaculture-bounces at lists.ibiblio.org] On Behalf Of Luther Blisset
Sent: Sunday, April 13, 2008 9:39 AM
To: permaculture
Subject: Re: [permaculture] cardboard, gase exchange,micro organisms and
roots

On Sun, Apr 13, 2008 at 4:44 PM, Golden Love <goldenlove at cruzio.com> wrote:

> How does cardboard affect the exchange of oxygen between the soil and
> atmosphere?  A few people I talked to say that micro organisms and roots
> might be damaged.  Any thoughts?
>
>
Organic burlap!

(Sorry, I read english but i can´t write it)

SEarch *interbay mulch*

http://faq.gardenweb.com/faq/lists/soil/2000081841014638.html
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