Removal of Straw - Knowledgebase Question

Lower Gwynedd, Pe
Question by apricottree
March 5, 2011
Is it time to remove the straw from the perennial beds? Thank you Dee


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Answer from NGA
March 5, 2011

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It's still a little early in the season to remove the mulch material. I'd wait another 3 weeks. You can brush the straw away from any perennials that are beginning to poke their heads up out of the mulch. This will give them a little extra growing room and you'll still be able to cover over them if frost threatens later in the month. Enjoy your garden!

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