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Q.Chipped wood in garden

Zone 8 | wayne added on September 27, 2011 | Answered

Can I put just used wood that has been chipped into the garden area? Will it decompose by next year if tilled in? Also, What is best way to use paper and cardboard in compost pile?

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compost king
Answered on December 29, 2011

also wood chips take nitrogen from the soil, if used,add nitrogen material to them,best not to use inside garden,

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Answered on September 29, 2011

I would not put treated wood chips in my garden. If untreated it depends on the size of the chips. It would be like adding wood mulch to the gardem. My does not break down in a year. Why not just use it as mulch around your plants.

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