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  • lisarea commented on prof.keil's instructable Smother and Replace Your Lawn With Mulch1 month ago
    Smother and Replace Your Lawn With Mulch

    I just did almost the same thing, and I can't believe it didn't occur to me to check here before I started.I did pretty much exactly what you did, although I just finished the mulching and won't be planting until spring.The only things I'd add are:1. Ask about cardboard at your grocery store. The produce department gave me tons of nice, big, plain cardboard boxes that they get produce delivered in. I got maybe four or five station wagon sized loads. Normally, they have to sort and bundle them into bales for recycling, so they were happy to have me take them off their hands. They want me to mulch more yards now so they never have to bale again. 2. You allude to this, but I was able to get 8 cubic yards of "forest mix" style mulch delivered for $30 from a local arborist who was ...

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    I just did almost the same thing, and I can't believe it didn't occur to me to check here before I started.I did pretty much exactly what you did, although I just finished the mulching and won't be planting until spring.The only things I'd add are:1. Ask about cardboard at your grocery store. The produce department gave me tons of nice, big, plain cardboard boxes that they get produce delivered in. I got maybe four or five station wagon sized loads. Normally, they have to sort and bundle them into bales for recycling, so they were happy to have me take them off their hands. They want me to mulch more yards now so they never have to bale again. 2. You allude to this, but I was able to get 8 cubic yards of "forest mix" style mulch delivered for $30 from a local arborist who was advertising on Craigslist. Look in the free section for mulch or wood chips. The $30 delivery was just because I was outside his normal area.

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