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Should I mulch the pathways in my strawberry patch?

Posted by lsoh (My Page) on
Tue, Jul 2, 13 at 12:37

Should I mulch the pathways in my strawberry patch?

I use the matted row system, and keep the plants for several years.

My primary reason would be to minimize weeds. I would also help with moisture.

I'm concerned, however, that it would give shelter to slugs. I already have trouble with slugs. Although Sluggo really helps a lot.

Should I mulch or not?


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RE: Should I mulch the pathways in my strawberry patch?

I do , it sure makes life a bit easier

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