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The Helpful Gardener wrote:Either or Swifty; it's not the delivery but the content that matters here. Whichever suits you better...

Don't remove any soil; just mulch on about an inch (an inch won't change the root depth significantly but will provide enough innoculation of bacteria, fungii and protozoa to start the rhizosphere back to healthy...

HG mulch not compost? Do I use just plain old pine mulch or cedar mulch? Do I apply the compost and then the mulch?

Thank you. Sorry for so many questions.

Sir Swift

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No Swifty, you mulch with compost. It incorporates with the soil and acts in the same manner as the wood mulches. There are lots of other mulches rather than wood, and we like compost for about everything. Keep your carbon onsite!

Scott Reil

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