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Old 06-09-2014, 09:38 PM   #22
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Originally Posted by rockerBOO View Post
Using...biomass plant for mulching.
I like how you think, rockerBOO.

I've thought of it before, but just last week, I decided that I will use mugwort and Japanese knotweed (both before they flower and go to seed) as mulch over cardboard for smothering sections for my future meadow plantings. There sure is a LOT of biomass there--it might as well be used for something productive...although the idea of harvesting it all with a sickle seems a bit daunting.

I've used the mugwort in the past, but never over cardboard (which I think is the key).
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