[NAFEX] Mulching fruit trees

Jim Fruth jfruth at uslink.net
Sun Apr 9 08:18:00 EDT 2006

   I mulch with pine needles.  They rot slowly.  If they were half rotten or
ineffective, I'd know it and would not have bothered to post.

Jim Fruth
Brambleberry Farm
Pequot Lakes, MN
Jams, Jellies and Syrups


How deep is the mulch? Is it totally wet, even half rotten? If so it looses
it's insulative value. May not be holding in cold around the root system.

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