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Infrastructure Development Code

CS-24.2 Mulch

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  1. Mulch shall be cambium grade bark or approved arb mulch (tree chip). Bark mulch shall be clean, free of sawdust and dirt and with individual pieces no larger than 100mm. Mulch for gardens and shrubberies shall be a uniform 100mm in final depth. Edges shall hold mulch without spilling.
  2. Mulching shall be carried out on an ongoing basis to all shrubberies and juvenile trees to maintain specified depths at the end of the defects liability period.
  3. Mulch shall be spread only after the soil surface is levelled off to remove bumps and hollows. Weeds and grass shall be removed before mulching. Plants must not be damaged or buried during mulching.
  4. Where it is known that bark mulch affects certain species the use of alternative mulches shall be approved.

 

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