Re: walnut wood
On Wed, 26 Feb 1997, Michael Cook wrote:
> Dear Robins,
> Lloyd is correct saying that it may be dangerous to use walnut sawdust
> in the garden. Walnut trees contain a chemical called Jugalone, which
> inhibits the growth of many plant species. Putting walnut shavings in the
> garden would be the kiss of death for some plants. Also, I would not
> recommend using sycamore leaves as mulch because they also exude
> allelopathic compounds.
> Mark A. Cook
A lady in our society mulched everything in her flowerbeds with
walnut chips and killed everything.
Enid Lake, MS 7/8