[permaculture] Germination Rates in Mulch

neshura neshura at gmail.com
Mon Jul 10 13:06:51 EDT 2006

Silver maple germination is practically 100% in my mulch, but not much
use to me. As for smaller herbaceous seeds, I'd be interested to know
as well if anyone has an answer to Niel's questions. I'm planning to
do a thick sowing of mustard over some new mulch that keeps washing
out during the wild rainstorms, but it would be good to know if it is
a waste of time or not.


On 7/10/06, Niels Corfield <mudguard at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> Anyone got any experience of successfully germinating seeds in a mulch?
> If so what are your kind of maximum mulch thicknesses?
> Or is people's experience that there is no germination worth talking about?
> ATB,
> Niels
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