MadSci Network: Botany

Subject: Are cedar chips harmful to plants as a mulch?

Date: Sat Jun 19 11:10:22 2010
Posted by Beckie
Grade level: 7-9 School: Thomson Middle School
City: Thomson State/Province: GA Country: USA
Area of science: Botany
ID: 1276971022.Bt

My dad says I should not use cedar chips from my Gramp's woodworking projects. 
I was wondering if it did and how?  There may be some acid in the wood that
would harm the seeds in my flower bed.  

Re: Are cedar chips harmful to plants as a mulch?

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