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Pine Wood Chips
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I put a load of mulch on my entire yard (minus the garden beds) a few years ago. It has broken down very nicely. It is time for a new load, however APS is not currently delivering due to a long wait…Continue

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Started this discussion. Last reply by Heather Feb 28.

 

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Heather replied to Heather's discussion Pine Wood Chips
"It kept weeds at bay. When I initially put it down, there was nothing but dirt in my backyard. I am not sure what the previous owners did to the yard, but nothing grew. I now have a tiny bit of bermuda growing along an edge, but I am able to pull it…"
Feb 28
John Carter replied to Heather's discussion Pine Wood Chips
"Just curious did it smother out burmuda grass"
Feb 28
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Pine Wood Chips

I put a load of mulch on my entire yard (minus the garden beds) a few years ago. It has broken down very nicely. It is time for a new load, however APS is not currently delivering due to a long wait list. I found a load of pine wood chips. Would this work? I have several fruit trees (citrus, apple, peach, pomegranate) in the yard. I am mostly looking for ground cover to keep the weeds at bay and to rejuvenate my soil. Thoughts?See More
Feb 28
Heather replied to Michelle Luedtke's discussion Looking for a home for 3 birds in the group Micro Livestock
"If Aedan cannot help, I am also interested. I currently have five girls and could use a few more. I live near Thomas and 7th"
Oct 28, 2014
Heather replied to Michelle 's discussion Desperately seeking local hatchery/breeder in AZ in the group Micro Livestock
"We got our chicks from hatchbawks earlier this year and have been very pleased. I chose similar ones (2 Australorps, a Buff, a RIR, a Barred Rock and an Amercauna). We should be getting eggs in the next month or so. I hope to add a few more in the…"
May 9, 2014
Heather replied to Sheri Schmeckpeper's discussion Chicken Culling Class in the group Micro Livestock
"When will you be offering this course again?"
Feb 2, 2014
Class Coordinator left a comment for Heather
"Hi, Heather, Thanks for joining Valley Permaculture Alliance! We are a Phoenix-based 501c3 non-profit that offers classes, training, activities, tours, events and demonstrations on gardening, small livestock and other topics related to urban farming…"
May 30, 2013

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At 11:00am on May 30, 2013, Class Coordinator said…

Hi, Heather,

Thanks for joining Valley Permaculture Alliance! We are a Phoenix-based 501c3 non-profit that offers classes, training, activities, tours, events and demonstrations on gardening, small livestock and other topics related to urban farming and sustainable living. Read more about VPA on the ‘About Us’ page, and explore what this site has to offer. We hope that you will participate fully in the many groups, forums and other resources on this site. Please take advantage of the wealth of knowledge readily shared by our members!

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Susan
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