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PostPosted: Sat Apr 18, 2009 6:11 pm    Post subject: re grass around base of hedge Reply with quote

Hi folks any thoughts on whether it is ok to put grass clippings aroud the base of a 3ft high beech hedge, both to feed the hedge and prevent weeds rgds james.
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 18, 2009 6:56 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Should be OK as a mulch as long as you haven't been using things like weed and feed on it yet.
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 18, 2009 7:00 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

thanks for that .I reckon that the grass will keep the weeds down and feeding the hedge
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 18, 2009 7:51 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Spread all along the base but try to keep it away from direct contact with the stems base though. That stuff can get very sticky and wet so I would fear any damage to the bark.
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PostPosted: Sun Apr 19, 2009 7:30 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Will do Bob thanks a lot
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