Hosta Plant

Nitrogen Deficiency Caused by Wood Chips


Anonymous added on September 15, 2015 | Answered

My gardening company put raw, dried wood chips instead of mulch on my garden and it completely destroyed the entire planting of hostas. I suspect this is caused by a lack of nitrogen in the soil. What is the remedy? What can I add? Thanks.


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Downtoearthdigs
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on September 17, 2015

Putting fresh wood chips in and around garden plants is never a good idea as it will quickly burn the plants. I would remove as much of this as possible to prevent further damage. This article will help with the nitrogen issue: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/garden-how-to/soil-fertilizers/nitrogen-plant-fertilizer.htm

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