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Is fine mulch good enough to use for leveling boxes??

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Is fine mulch good enough to use for leveling boxes??

Post  jymarino on 4/2/2011, 8:57 am

I am concerned that the fine mulch won't be durable enough to keep the boxes level through the season. They are from the reclamation center and are very finely chipped pcs. Would I be better to just dig out some of the child divots? How level do the boxes have to be??

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Re: Is fine mulch good enough to use for leveling boxes??

Post  Furbalsmom on 4/2/2011, 5:37 pm

Your boxes should be fairly level. The concern is if they slope to one side, your Mel's Mix may follow to that side or corner. A severe slope may cause your MM to actually wash away.

My opinion, and I have not read anything that supports this, is that fine mulch would be satisfactory because the boxes will kind of nestle into it.
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Post  Furbalsmom on 4/2/2011, 5:43 pm

Forget my prior post, BYBG post about not using fine mulch makes a lot of sense.
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