Re: Shredded paper was Re: [gardeners] Spring?

Barb Rothenberger (
Fri, 13 Feb 1998 06:14:18 -0600

I bought my husband a paper shredder for his birthday last Oct. with the
intention of using the shredded paper as a mulch on the garden.  An
acquaintance said they did it with great success.  be intereted to hear of
other's replies.

>Has anyone ever used white bond paper (typing, photocopy, etc) in the
>garden?  We are thinking of buying a papershredder and recycling it into
>the garden.  I've usewd n newsprint for years but I was wondering about
>this heavier weight stuff and also the bleach (how much is there) in the
>white paper going into the garden.
Barb Rothenberger
Columbia, Mo,