Eucalyptus Chips & Leaves in the Garden?

Answer Eucalyptus tree wood chips and ground leaves provide an excellent mulch for gardens. Contrary to some lore, they do not suppress plant growth. Rather, they have been found to have antimicrobial eff... Read More »

Top Q&A For: Eucalyptus Chips & Leaves in the Garden

My neighbour whos garden is higher than mine,leaves his garden hose on, and it floods my garden, help me pleas?

have you discussed this with him. he may not know and surely wouldnt like it if it happned to him..

How do i dry eucalyptus leaves?

Cut StemsCut stems in the length you desire. Use small handled garden shears to clip the ends neatly.SoakBoil 2 cups water. Pour the hot water carefully into a heat-proof glass vase. Pour in 1 cup ... Read More »

Can you use eucalyptus leaves as mulch?

Yes. Eucalyptus leaves can be used as mulch. However, they should be composted for several months first. This will allow time for the resins and other toxic compounds to leach out.

Are eucalyptus leaves poisonous?

According to Poisonous Plants of North Carolina, eucalyptus leaves are poisonous. Exposure to the leaves or bark can cause skin irritation. If consumed in large amounts, the leaves and bark can be ... Read More »