Should Woodchips Be Used In Fertilizer Mix

Question From: Paris, Texas, United States
Q: Rule of thumb of the the approximate fertilizer value per dry lbs. in wood chips? Nitrogen lbs.? Phosphorus lbs.? Potash lbs.? Trace minerals? Thanks, Jerry Artho

A: Zip. Woodchips breakdown very slowly so their nutrient value not available to the plant at a rate that they can be considered a fertilizer. Here's a link to an article that will expand on the subject:

Best And Happy Yardening, Nancy