Benefits of Using Wood Chip Mulch
The video below shows real results achieved by a Community Garden Project using wood chip mulch.
See how well plants grow in wood chips – the example they use is Dinosaur Kale. Amazing difference between two garden beds.
The Wood Chip Mulch video discusses some of the following points:
Using wood chips provides more food in a smaller amount of space.
Unimproved clay soil can be transformed with wood chips.
Wood chips for erosion control
Build your soil up over time with wood chips
Rock dust helps to break down the wood chips
Wood chips for pathways – using a cardboard base cover and wood chips
Wood chip mulch reduces water bills
Increase soil fertility using wood chip mulch
Adding mushroom spores and rock dust to wood chips helps to break down the wood chips.
It takes 3 years for wood chips to begin to break down.
Starting out with wood chips – don’t mix the wood chips in with your soil – just leave them on top around the plants as mulch
Growing kale in wood chips
Rock dust micelian mushroom spores to break down the wood chips
Why use wood chips?
Wood chips rot and produce excellent fertile soil
Increase the rate of decomposition with mushroom spores
Use a lot of compost, rock dust and volcanic trace minerals with wood chips to speed up the process of decomposition
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