Pine Needles As Mulch Around Peach Trees
I have a question about Peach Trees and using Pine needles as mulch around them. I am in Zone 6b in south central Pennsylvania near gettysburg.
Shown below is a picture of my peach trees now (Sorry it isn't that great of a picture. I'll take a better one when I can).
I just moved to this house and I have no idea what to do for these peach trees. I got one peach off of them this year and it was a good size. I want to make sure next year I can get peaches like that from all of the trees. It is the fall now and I have a ton of Pine needles. Will they work as a mulch around the trees without negatively effecting them?
Also, I am a newbie gardner so I will take any advice on what to do to my peach trees over the fall/winter to prepare them for the spring.