Can Wheat Straw Help With Grass Growth & Runoff?

Wheat straw mulch can help with grass growth and runoff. It conserves soil moisture and increases its water intake. The mulch also slows water runoff, according to Oregon State University.

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Aileen Clarkson has been an award-winning editor and reporter for more than 20 years, earning three awards from the Society of Professional Journalists. She has worked for several newspapers, including "The Washington Post" and "The Charlotte Observer." Clarkson earned a Bachelor of Arts in journalism from the University of Florida.