by Connie Oswald Stofko
You may have heard that using bark as mulch is good because it provides nutrition for your plants, or that it’s bad because it eats up nitrogen making the nitrogen unavailable to your plants. The article Woof! No, Bark! clears up the confusion on using bark as mulch.
This article is in WNY Gardening Matters, produced by the Cornell Cooperative Extension Master Gardeners in Erie County.