TO REQUEST A SHREDDING SERVICE FOR THIS SESSION PLEASE "ADD TO BASKET" AND "ORDER NOW". ENTER YOUR DETAILS, SELECT "SAVE & CONTINUE". YOU WILL RECEIVE A CONFIRMATION THAT THE BOOKING IS RECEIVED AND A FURTHER ONE WHEN IT HAS BEEN RESERVED FOR YOU. Wood chip is a versatile material on the allotment Wood chip decomposes slowly and, once applied to your soft fruit beds it won’t need to be reapplied for a long time. Additionally, the general benefits of mulch include weed suppression and soil protection. Broadleaf is better than conifer chippings for beds. If you wish to apply mulch to a newly planted bed, it’s vital to allow either type to age for 3-4 months before doing so. Another option is to use wood chips in paths.