Newspaper used in full sheets is a good weed blocker. Use a thickness of two to four sheets. Whether using it shredded or whole, newspaper usually needs to be topped off with another mulch to keep the wind from blowing it away.
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The Importance of Mulch in the Winter. Like presents from Santa Claus, mulch seems to be that mysterious gift of woodchips most people assume little Tree Elves leave in a nice layer around the base of some lucky trees.