Devon Olsen wrote:this year i am trying to clear out all of my non-heirloom seeds so that next year i can qualify for Certified Organic(CO from here on out)
IS IT SAFE TO BURY BEETLE INFESTED LOGS IN HUGELKULTUR BEDS?
if i do this, will the pine work as acceptable wood for fruit trees and various understory plants or will it be too acidic or something?
what if i simply mixed in cottonwood with the pine to balance it out?
IS IT SAFE TO USE THE LOGS FOR SOME MUSHROOMS NEAR LIVE EVERGREENS (not nessacarily pines just conifers) OR WILL THE INOCULATED LOGS JUST INFEST MY WINDBREAK WITH ROCKY MOUNTAIN PINE BEETLES?
i also read that if the logs are buried at least eight inches under the soil then the beetles will die off, got that from a colorado website i believe
so i think if i got them i would have to have their pits ready to go for logs and just dump them and bury them as i got them to proevent any beetle infestation of my nearby windbreak
(what im really worried about) is there any chance of the fungus getting out if buried under eight inches or more of soil?
Devon, that's a winner!! Thanks for the laugh. Good luck getting yours buried. I'm about to traipse outside and continue throwing topsoil on my three piles. Wind is howling up here! I thought I left Wyoming!!