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hay mulch

Posted by tn_jed (My Page) on
Wed, Jul 25, 07 at 0:25

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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RE: hay mulch

  • Posted by lindac Iowa Z 5/4 (My Page) on
    Fri, Aug 10, 07 at 15:12

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

RE: hay mulch

  • Posted by calpat zone9ab No.Ca. (My Page) on
    Sun, Aug 12, 07 at 0:30

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.

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