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Is Strulch a good mulch?

Is Strulch a good mulch?

Strulch ® is a high quality, light and easy to use garden mulch made from wheat straw with added iron minerals for organic gardening. Strulch is suitable for use throughout the garden on: borders, raised beds, around cultivated fruit and on vegetable plots.

Is Strulch any good?

The product that scores the highest mark in this review and awarded ‘Best Buy. ‘ Strulch garden mulch scored over 80%, whilst it’s closest rival garden mulch scored over 70%.

Where can I buy Strulch?

Find your local Strulch Mulch Supplier

  • Abercorn Plant & Garden Centre. Beehive Lane, Chelmsford, CM2 8LX, 01245 257 398.
  • Alban Hill Nurseries.
  • Alexandra Nurseries.
  • Alleyn Park Garden Centre.
  • Alnwick Garden.
  • Apuldram Roses.
  • Arrington Garden Centre.
  • Aylett Nurseries Ltd.

What is Strulch made of?

Strulch is made from high quality wheat straw which has to be dry and free from mould to be acceptable in the manufacturing process.

Is Strulch good for clay soil?

Mulch for Clay Soil Here are some great mulch options to use on clay soil. Readily available, wood chips have high carbon content which needs nitrogen during decomposition. When used as a mulch, wood chips will slowly breakdown when moisture is added, and it will break down due to the natural work of earthworms.

When should I mulch my garden?

When to Mulch In general, mid- to late spring is mulching season-that’s when the soil is warming up from the freezing temperatures it experienced all winter. Doing it too early will slow down the warming process, which the soil needs to do its job. Morrell also warns against mulching late in the fall.

Does Strulch deter slugs?

The physical properties of Strulch, together with the embedded minerals discourage slugs and snails. Using Strulch as a long term slug and snail deterrent means you don’t have to use anything else in the garden.

Is Strulch good for strawberries?

The fruit needs to be protected from soil splashes, and a mulch of straw or hay will do. I like to use Strulch, which is a light, organic and an ideal mulch for strawberries. The plants need to be tucked in with the Strulch close to the plant, so the leaves and fruit are lifted above soil level.

Does Strulch feed the soil?

Strulch is biodegradable and will break down over time, adding valuable organic matter and nutrients to enrich your soil, improve drainage and make your plants grow healthily. Strulch encourages earthworm activity by acting as a long term food source for surface feeding species, which makes your soil even better.

What kind of mulch is best for clay soil?

Typically available in chunks or granules, bark mulches are made out of shredded tree bark. The granules are more suited for working into the soil, especially clay, while the chunks work best for spreading across the surface. Bark mulches can come in a variety of colors and will hold its color better than wood chips.

Is mulch bad for gardens?

In addition, researchers have discovered that excessive amounts of hardwood mulch cause manganese and other elements to build up to levels that are toxic to plants. Mulch piled against shrubs will cause them to grow roots into the mulch. When the mulch decays, the roots are left high and dry.

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