Re: [gardeners] straw mulching

Lorraine Young (
Tue, 3 Aug 1999 20:06:20 -0400

Do you put the straw right up to the plant stems or do you leave 
breathing space?

On 3 Aug 99, jen6 wrote:

>  My secret this year is
> straw mulching.  I purchased bales of straw (not hay--hay has seeds in it,
> which doesn't help your weeding) for $2.50 a piece and spread a thick
> layer, about 6+ inches, all through the garden. 
Lorraine Young, Southern Ontario