Mulch Guide - Hay

Mulch Guide - Hay

Appearance: Poor unless chopped
Insulation: Good
Cost: Low, if spoiled
Thickness: 6-8 in, 2-3 in. if chopped
Weed Control: Good
Water Penetration: Good
Moisture Retention: Good
Decomposition Speed: Rapid, adds nitrogen
Comments: Second- or third-growth hay that has not gone to seed is ideal.

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