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Q.Do I Need To Add Fertilizer To Beds That Have Been Mulched With Wood Chips? Not Sure How Old The Chips Are. Thanks!

Zone Gibsonia pa | Johneileenschubert added on April 3, 2020 | Answered

I have no pictures of this. It is our son’s garden in Gibsonia PA.

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Answered on April 5, 2020

Yes. Woodchips do not contribute a full nutrient profile to the soil, and will require supplementation. This is especially true the more fresh the chips are.

Here is an article that will help you to amend your soil: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/special/organic/the-importance-of-soil-for-an-organic-garden.htm

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