Can I lay river rocks on top of mulches?


Old 08-04-11, 08:25 PM
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Question Can I lay river rocks on top of mulches?

I've designed a flowerbed and laid 3in of black mulches around the plants and flowers but couldn't keep it from the wind. I wonder if I lay 2in of river rocks on top would affect/harm the plants or not?
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Old 08-05-11, 07:04 AM
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Remove the bark and then put in the rock. I had to do the same at my house.
Old 08-05-11, 01:51 PM
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I think the 5" that you would built-up around the plants could be bad. It might cause some fungal problems for the plants having material so far up on their stems. Like mitch17 mentioned I would remove the mulch and then put in the stone.

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