What Kind of Mulch Is Needed for Fruit Trees?

Any organic mulch will be beneficial for fruit trees, as it enriches the soil and conserves moisture. Try lawn clippings, straw, dry leaves, peat moss, pine needles or buckwheat husks.

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M.H. Dyer is a longtime writer, editor and proofreader. She has been a contributor to the "East-Oregonian Newspaper" and "See Jane Run" magazine, and is author of a memoir, “The Tumbleweed Chronicles, a Sideways Look at Life." She holds an Master of Fine Arts from National University, San Diego.