Best Mulch for roses?
"Martin H. Eastburn" wrote in message
I'd steer away from wood-chips - they rob Nitrogen. Which might not be
all that bad if you use that in the lawn.
I have to resort to wood chips because that's the only affordable mulch I
can afford here in Melbourne Australia. It gets very hot here in Summer - as
you may be aware from the news reports. We are also under water restrictions
thanks to the Govt here not deciding to build extra water dams and the
I place a layer of old newspaper under the mulch and they all keep the
But to ameliorate the effects of the nitorogen robbing wood chips - can I
put extra blood and bone to counter the effect??