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redbirdsaaa
01-16-2008, 12:05 PM
What is the consensus of when is the proper time to put down mulch in the South? Is mid February too early? Please let me know when everyone installs spring mulch.

packey
01-16-2008, 02:41 PM
For me it will not be until mid april but I am no longer in the south. . What are your temps in Mid feb will you expect more snow/ice. If I was back in Texas I would start putting mulch down in last week of Feb first week of march. But some would start before me and others after me. I was in the Tyler Texas area.

growingdeeprootsorganicly
01-29-2008, 01:54 AM
I would do mulch after your clean ups are done
and depending what tree's you have around pollen might be a concern
wait till it's down then start mulching
but early spring is the best time if there's not much work
and if your done your spring clean ups. start mulching before the grass starts growing and your back to weeky cuts
also like Packey said what about snow/ice and freezing temps ?
once your clear of that it's open season
happy mulching!