Seed starter mulch

Discussion in 'Landscape Maintenance' started by rick2752, Aug 2, 2006.

  1. rick2752

    rick2752 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 161

    Does anyone use the seed starter mulch that retains water. It looks like rabbit food or something but expands when its wet. Is it worth the extra expense? Does it work? I think it has a light starter fert built into it also.
  2. 1MajorTom

    1MajorTom Former Moderator
    Messages: 6,073

    Yes we use it on smaller areas, Penn Mulch it's called, and it works good. On bigger areas, we cover with peat moss. We will not use straw.
  3. muddstopper

    muddstopper LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,341

    Why wont you use straw?
  4. rick2752

    rick2752 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 161

    How do you broadcast or spread the peat moss on large areas?

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