Posts Tagged ‘wood chips’

Woodchip Steam – Caused by Fungi and Bacteria

Q: My coworkers and I were wondering why a huge pile of wood chips makes steam afterwards. A: The condensed water vapor (steam) is caused by the heat of billions of fungi and bacteria digesting fresh wood and sap. Digestion...


Wood Chips – Using

Wood chips are an inexpensive mulch and ground cover. Tree companies are often glad to dump their chip truck in a homeowner’s yard – the company doesn’t have to pay a disposal fee and the homeowner gets free mulch. Jim...


Wood Chips – Myths & Facts

I believe my third grade friend Thomas Robinson told me my first urban legend. With all the solemn believability a nine-year old could muster, he recounted the story of the Doberman found choking on two severed fingers. “It really happened!”...