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Alfalfa mulch

Posted by Moonsinger 7 (My Page) on
Wed, May 26, 04 at 9:26

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

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RE: Alfalfa mulch

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


RE: Alfalfa mulch

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.


RE: Alfalfa mulch

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

RE: Alfalfa mulch

  • Posted by Aliza BC Okanagan Z5 (My Page) on
    Mon, Jul 5, 04 at 14:02

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

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