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Mulching with chippings

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didireallysaythat Tue 11-Mar-14 13:07:09

I have a builder's bag of chippings from a privet hedge which was chipped 4 months ago (ie isn't green anymore). Can I use this to mulch around a newly planted hornbeam hedge (just whips) or should I worry about the lack of nitrogen in the mulch ? I'd like to use the chippings 1. To suppress weeds and 2. To empty the bag which is currently where I want to put a veg bed.

Rhubarbgarden Tue 11-Mar-14 21:20:34

Yes, no problem to use this as a mulch.

Geoff0409 Mon 17-Mar-14 19:19:47

I've used it as a weed suppressant and it has worked really well.

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