hay mulch

tn_jedJuly 25, 2007

hi all i am thinkin of a way to mulch a large area like 100'x100'. i wanted to know about round bails of hay, are they just full of weed seeds or could one be placed at the end of a row and rolled out to make instant mulched bed. i see them rotting away in fields with no weeds in them?????

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lindac(Iowa Z 5/4)

Weed seeds and seeds of the hay...alfalfa or clover or whatever. I sure wouldn't.

    Bookmark   August 10, 2007 at 3:12PM
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calpat(zone9ab No.Ca.)

I learned the hard lesson of using "hay" when what I really wanted was "straw". Building contractors use a lot of straw to absorb water during rainy seasons at their building sites. I've had no problems with weeds using the straw.

    Bookmark   August 12, 2007 at 12:30AM
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