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RE: newspaper and - or straw

3-4 inches-- what type of grass are you killing off? I use 2-3 sheets
and as long as they are overlapped, seems to work here.

DH got this roll of brown paper from work... works great since it is
much wider and longer. Only need one layer of that stuff. Don't know
what it is called since they were disposing of it and no longer use it.


> I use a lot of newspapers but I am fighting grass.  I usually put
about 2-
> 3
> inches tall of wet newspapers with 3-4 inches of grass clippings on
> I
> just mow off the grass underneath so that it is as short as I can get
> I
> think it all breaks down into great compost.  I have been told the
> newspapers break down into carbon and the worms are drawn to that.
> do
> all the work for us!
> Yeah!  I love it when someone else does the dirty work!
> Tricia
> zone 6b

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