fungus - Knowledgebase Question

Montgomery, Te
Question by sgknight06
September 15, 2009
What can I do about fungus from mulch after the mulch is packed?


Image
Answer from NGA
September 15, 2009

0

Fungus or mold is a natural part of the decomposition process. You might want to rake it to fluff it and expose more surface area to air and sun so it dries out. No matter what type of mulch you use, it should not be in contact with the stems of the plants. Be sure to allow several inches of breathing space around each plant. Once you rake to incorporate fresh air, the fungus will disappear. As the mulch ages it will dry out a little more and fungal growth should stop.

You must be signed in before you can post questions or answers. Click here to join!

« Return to the Garden Knowledgebase Homepage

Member Login:

Username:

Password:

[ Join now ]

Today's site banner is by bootandall and is called "Aster"