are tree chipped mulch good. what is the differance between commercial mulch

Zone 06896 | millerrealty98 added on April 5, 2018 | Answered

are tree chipped mulch as good as commercial mulch. I was just advised that recent chips rob the nutrients from plants

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Answered on April 5, 2018

Yes, they will rob nutrients since they are not properly composted. This would be the biggest difference between commercial mulch, and fresh tree material. Put those in your compost pile to let it break down some.

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