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11/29/15 Japanese Maple…

It has been surprisingly warm here for the end of November. Every day I try to say to myself, are there any outside jobs that you need to get done before the cold and snow get here? A few days ago I did some yard work. We have a Japanese maple tree that it is about ten years old and is about four feet high and about five feet wide. It gets a lot of grass and weeds growing under it in the summer. Since it grows right on the ground, it is impossible to mow under and once the leaves come in in the spring and it is difficult to put compost under. We solve this problem using cereal boxes. They can be opened up and laid flat. The side with the picture is put toward the ground, then if the compost doesn’t cover it, the cereal box picture isn’t showing in my yard. I put down many layers, if we have a lot of cereal boxes and they don’t need to go around any other plants. They are thick so that grass and weeds can’t grow through them, and if something does get through, I add another box and put more compost on them. The compost helps to have the box break down and holds the box in place in any wind. If these boxes are added now or in the spring before the leaves grow in. it really helps this plant to look its best and also the Japanese Maple won’t need to compete with the grass and weeds for water, and the cereal boxes and the compost help to keep the water that is in the ground from evaporating. Most of the box will break down during the year.


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