Cocoa shells for containers

fireduck(10a)May 18, 2014

Has anybody used cocoa shells for an ingredient in potting mixes? I saw the product...and it looked good to me. Then, I read that some people say it is prone to growing mold when used as a mulch. Not sure why that would be???

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I read about the mold as well, but more importantly they are very poisonous to dogs - not good anywhere if you have one or in the front yard if the neighbors walk by..

    Bookmark   May 18, 2014 at 6:10PM
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thanks...somebody says they actually state on the bag about mold in damp areas. weird...

    Bookmark   May 18, 2014 at 7:33PM
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