soiling - Knowledgebase Question

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Question by marcelporter
October 8, 2009
It is time for mor muclch and i am seeing some roots from my shrubs should i first put some top soil or some type of soil befor laying mulch?

Answer from NGA
October 8, 2009


Adding soil isn't necessary. It's natural for some of the feeder roots to venture up to the soil surface where you've had nice, moist, nutrient rich mulch. Just add some new mulch on top of the old. The new mulch will cover over the exposed roots and the plants will be happy. Best wishes with your garden.

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