Alfalfa mulch

Moonsinger(7)May 26, 2004

Anybody in the Albuquerque area using alfalfa feed around their plants, and if so, does it seem to help?

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crista(Sunset 13)

Do you mean the alfalfa pellets that you feed to rabbits or actual fertilizer?

Crista

    Bookmark   June 19, 2004 at 8:46PM
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websuz

I use alfalfa meal (pure with no sugar and such added) that I purchase from a local feed company on my roses. I do believe it helps them, but I couldn't tell you why. I mulch with it before I put down my regular mulch. I've put it around everything else too, while I was at it and everything is growing nicely.

Suz

    Bookmark   June 19, 2004 at 11:34PM
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crista(Sunset 13)

Alfalfa meal, like the food pellets, is very high in organic nitrogen. The roses, need the nitrogen to help keep them green and healthy.

    Bookmark   June 25, 2004 at 4:20PM
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Aliza(BC Okanagan Z5)

Just a warning, if you use anything with live seeds in it, you will have alfalfa as a persistent weed forever and ever.

    Bookmark   July 5, 2004 at 2:02PM
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