old bark mulch
I have a question.
I have about 3 wheelbarrow loads, of old "large pieces" of some type of bark mulch. I don't remember what kind it was.
I am pulling it all off the old beds this week.
Question is what do I do w/it?
1. Should I put it under "or" over carboard in the pobbom of new flower beds I'm making?
2. Should I just start a new compost pile and put it on the bottom of that?
3. Start filling in a low ares I'm going to have load of top soil brought in for?
It has hardly broken down at all in the 4 years it has been here. I holds too much moisture at the top and smells if we get too much rain.
It is just one thin layer over the beds. Just enough to cover the soil. I want to put a fine ground up layer of mulch over the compost I will put over the new beds. So in hopes the water will drain down into the bed instead of collect and smell. I really doesn't pool or anything just stays wet.
Any ideas would be great.
For now I have started piling it on a tarp.