at the school where i work they had stones at one time and now use mulc
instead. we had nothing but a mess there mentioned from leaf dropping
they now find it a lot easier to look after the perennial beds, shrub
and things without the stones as a top dressing.
there are a number of coloured mulches also that look really nice o
the flowerbeds maybe that would be something else to consider because
do agree i think you will have some mess if u want to divide, transplan
or move anything. tak
"Bishoop" firstname.lastname@example.org wrote in message
Up till now we've always covered the ground in the shrub and flowe
with wood derived mulch.
Now we've decided we like the looks of rocks in place of the old mulc
are wondering if there any associated problems.
What about fertilizing? Can we just distribute the granular types o
Anything that we should be aware of before we spend the money on the
Our home is in Central Florida.
You should consider the cost and hassle of putting down landscap
under the rocks. Then, anytime you want to plant something, you hav
deal with moving the rocks and the fabric. I think stone mulch is
that comes and goes. It was very popular in the 60s in my area.
mulch is always in style and is better for your plants and easier t
around when you need to plant something. If stone mulch was reall
you would see it in all the Central Florida theme parks and high-end
resorts - which you don't. Down the road if you decide to get rid o
you will have a big job and a disposal issue