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We just got a bunch of mulch free (from the city from when it trimmed branches next to power lines). We were/are going to put on our borders, but it's oak, and DH is worried that wood mulch next to the house would be a bad thing because it may attract carpenter ants, he said. Is that the case? Does wood mulch attract ants? Is using it next to the house a bad idea?

Thanks,

zuzu
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