Blackberry Plants
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Cedar Mulch

mbeditor added on May 15, 2011 | Answered

Is it safe to put cedar mulch in a bed of blackberry and red current bushes? If not, what can I use to keep weeds down?

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Heather
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Answered on May 15, 2011

It is safe to use it, but some people feel that the fact that cedar decomposes so slowly, that it can harm the fertility of the soil. A bark mulch or hardwood mulch will also work.

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