Re: [gardeners] leaves

Margaret Lauterbach (
Sun, 22 Dec 2002 08:02:21 -0700

I'd be careful about that, Matt.  If you pile too much around the base, you 
risk crown rot.  You know that.  I think I'd be tempted to use gravel. It 
should let some air through.  Margaret L

>  We have had a wonderfully mild winter so far. Hoping for it to
>  Still not sure whether to go with the 3 inch sand or gravel base for
>the patio under the trees. Any suggestions would be appreciated.
>Good Gardening
>Matt in Norfolk, Virginia    USDA zone 8
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