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Re: Mulch, Fuel, Firewood; whatever?

Subject: Re: Mulch, Fuel, Firewood; whatever?
From: Clive Mayhew
Date: Aug 01 2001 10:00:15
Scott & John,

I agree entirely as well!

It really seems that people need a slap sometimes to get them away from 
looking at their navels and out cultivating some trees. Blimey! Some 
subscribers to this Forum (you know who you are!!) should be fast tracked 
into Local Government management for their ability to find reasons not to 
something because of what might happen.

Our experience - achieved without the help of a perti dish - is of regular 
and systematic woodchip mulching of over 2000 newly planted trees in parks 
and highways over six or so years. No Armillaria, no dogs spreading it about, 
no leaching of nitrogen - or any of the other scare stories - Also no 
strimmer damage, less drought stress, relieved compaction and improved soil 
structure. Just (by and large) healthy growing trees.

People should really give it a go sometime. But folks be careful - it's a 
jungle out there.


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