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Pine straw are the needles dropped by pine trees throughout the year. Pine straw is an environmental-friendly solution to landscaping and mulching because it is harvested without cutting or harming pine trees. More »

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Long needle pine straw is a variety of pine needle mulch with a thick wax coating and between 12 and 18 inches in length. Also known as premium pine straw, this pine straw mulch is the longest lasting of pine straw mulch... More »

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Pine nuts grow inside cones and are the edible seeds of pine trees. There are approximately 20 species of pine trees in Asia, Europe and North America that produce pine nuts large enough to harvest as food. Pine trees ar... More »

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Pine cones drop from pine trees when they reach full maturation, which is when they reach approximately 2 years of age. These 2-year-old cones are female. More »

For growing vegetables and fruit, black plastic and straw are the most commonly used forms of mulch, while shrub beds and trees thrive on wood chips, bark chunks and pine needles. Annual and perennial beds are attractive... More »

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Pine needles are good for use as a mulch. Pine needles are especially recommended as an organic mulch for use around freshly planted annual flowers, such as marigolds, zinnias and snapdragons. More »

The needles on pine trees turn brown for a variety of reasons, most often including root death or damage, dehydration, fungal diseases and bark beetle infestation. Unfortunately there is little in the way of remedy where... More »