Wood Chip Naysayer Myth Busting

More often than not, when I see a yard with notably healthy tree and shrub specimens, there is a layer of mulch or wood chips on the ground. Check out this brief paper by Linda Chalker-Scott, Ph.D addressing peoples fears of contaminating the soil with chips. Linda is a tireless force in the filtering of folk information about trees and plants, applying science to common beliefs in order to filter out the hear-say from the examined.