What is the best type of mulch to use around my Hostas?

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  • Janet Pizaro Janet Pizaro on Apr 16, 2018
    cedar mulch

  • Lisa S. Lisa S. on Apr 16, 2018
    I use shredder cedar. It is more expensive but the cedar acts as a deterrent to some of the bugs - and I have always hoped maybe the slugs. Cedar also holds up longer than the typical pine bark mulch.

  • Dfm Dfm on Apr 16, 2018
    coco bean hulls or wood chip

  • Dl.5660408 Dl.5660408 on Apr 16, 2018
    I use either wood mulch or my own compost, both seem to work well

  • Nancy Turner Nancy Turner on Apr 16, 2018
    Mine along the sidewalk have completely filled in, I don't use anything since it can't be seen and I don't get weeds because it is so dark underneath. The only thing I have to do is pull the maple saplings from the seeds that make it to the ground from the huge maple above it.

  • Pg Pg on Apr 16, 2018
    Any will work, but peat moss will really help keep moisture in the soil longer.

  • Joy30150932 Joy30150932 on Apr 16, 2018
    I would use the red cedar to a depth of 3-4 inches.