I have several beds that need some mulch to protect the plants for the summer and I'd read about using pine needles (which we have a lot of and they are free). But I've also read in the past about pine needles not being so good, although that may have been regarding compost since they take a long time to break down. I think being in Arizona our soil would not be hurt by acidification from the needles.
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I have two black bins from City of Mesa for composting, but get almost no useable compost. I add all my household useable waste and garden stuff (both dry and green), egg cartons and some torn up paper and cardboard bits. The bins are full. Recently I began leaving them open and watering them occasionally. They are…Continue
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