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9044Re: [fukuoka_farming] Wood chips as mulch

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  • david.keltie@gmail.com
    Feb 25, 2009
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      Appreciate this comment Raju. But the trees were adjacent to our
      property and would just have had to be transported to the land waste
      site. Seemed sensible to use them next to where they came from....

      On Wed, Feb 25, 2009 at 3:28 PM, Raju Titus <rajuktitus@...> wrote:
      > Dear friend,
      > This will create new problem in garden. Bringing any organic matter from out
      > side and sending out is against NF principles.
      > Thanks
      > Raju
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      > On 2/25/09, david.keltie@... <david.keltie@...> wrote:
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      >>   An electricity supply company have been clearing overhead supply lines
      >> locally so I now have a very large mound of wood/leaf shreddings
      >> available.
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      >> Shreddings appear to mainly composed of cypress (x Cupressocyparis
      >> leylandii). Anything to be wary of in using the shreddings as a mulch
      >> in a vegetable/fruit garden? (I usually use straw - I wonder about
      >> them raising the acidity of the soil excessively.)
      >>
      >> Thanks, David
      >>
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