Mulch Problems
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Mulching

Anonymous added on June 11, 2015 | Answered

I hope this will be the last question; sorry for being a nag. I took your advice and changed to straw. I have mixed peat and straw together and put it around the base of my vegetables. What I would like to know is will it rot the stems of the plants?

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on June 12, 2015

No straw is a good way to retain moisture to the plant and keep weeds down.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/vgen/straw-mulch-for-vegetables.htm

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