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Grass cutting at the base of hedge-yes or no?


 
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 02, 2013 4:01 pm    Post subject: Grass cutting at the base of hedge-yes or no? Reply with quote

Having spoken to many people and reading endless articles online I'm still unsure if putting grass cutting to compress weed is doing more harm than good to the hedge... Anybody know the answer to this?
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 02, 2013 5:30 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

i can just become a soggy mess but will rot over time probably best used for suppressing weeds rather than adding nutrients, do not place it against the hedge stems as it will suffocate them. personally I would not it.
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PostPosted: Tue Sep 03, 2013 12:03 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

thank you
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PostPosted: Fri Sep 13, 2013 10:29 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I would've said the same thing if I had seen this a few weeks ago. I don't think it would've been a good idea.
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