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Old 11-13-2017, 05:34 PM  
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Some tell me use fabric, other's say don't. I'm not sure who to listen to.
Fire fuel is kinda frowned on near the house now. We put down gravel of all kinds as well as red lava rock, black lave rock, limestone gravel. Now we are seeing used tires being mulched and painted and used that. But that is back to fuel again although much harder to start a fire.


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Fire fuel is kinda frowned on near the house now. We put down gravel of all kinds as well as red lava rock, black lave rock, limestone gravel. Now we are seeing used tires being mulched and painted and used that. But that is back to fuel again although much harder to start a fire.
The craziest think I see used all over the southeast is pine straw. People pile it up a foot deep around these 500k houses and then they bury crappy lighting cables about 2Ē under that in the clay and then run sprinklers causing shorts in the wires. Once the pine straw catches fire electrical or a careless smoker the whole house is ringed in fire in a couple minutes.

Just like you buy bales of wood mulch down there they bail pine straw.

I agree stone is nice and put the fabric under it. I put fabric under wood mulch years ago and I fought it for 30 years and once the mulch broke down it didnít help with weeds at all.




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