Mulching

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birch tree in mounded mulch
Mulching Mistakes to Avoid

Protect your plants from accidental damage.

Grass clippings ready to be mulched
Green Ideas for Mulch Alternatives

Who doesn't want a green garden?

make and apply leaf mulching
Leaf Mulching: How To Make And Apply

When the trees are shedding their leaves use the leaves for making and spreading leaf mulch.

How to Mulch a Flowerbed
How to Mulch a Flower Bed

Feed and protect your flowerbeds with the right mulch.

Time for Mulch
How to Mulch Your Garden for Winter

As you find yourself needing to put on a coat, remember that your plants might be chilly too.

mulch among small white flowers
Mulching 1 - Introduction

Mulching enriches and protects soil, helping provide a better growing environment.

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Using a Rubber Mulch Mat on a Playground

A rubber mulch mat is something that is used a lot on playgrounds.

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Tips for Growing Pumpkins in Plastic Mulch

Using plastic mulch in your garden has a variety of benefits.

gloved hands holding red mulch
A Guide to Colored Mulch and How to Dye Your Mulch

It can add a splash of color, but use it in the right place.

stones and gravel near a flower bed
How to Use Stone as Mulch for Your Garden

Bringing rock into the garden offers many benefits.

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How to Use Paper Mulch

Keep in moisture and add nutrients with this available item.

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Cucumber Mulching Tips

Mulching vegetables like cucumbers is a common practice.

Recycled rubber tire used for a playground.
Is it Safe to Use Recycled Tire Mulch?

Good for a playground but not for a garden.

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Rubber Mulch Vs. Wood Mulch

Find out how to use the right mulch in the right place.

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Using Cedar Mulch to Eliminate Termites

Cedar mulch has for many decades been regarded as the optimum alternative for repelling termites.

Termites in the mulch.
Mulch and Termites: Can Mulch Endanger Your Home?

Protect your home from termites, as you protect your garden with mulch.

Adding mulch to plants
Difference Between Mulch and Composted Manure

They aren't the same thing...or are they?

shredded rubber mulch
How to Make Shredded Rubber Mulch

You can rent an industrial shredder for short projects.

Applying wood chips as mulch in a garden bed.
Mulch 101

Mulch has lots of benefits for your landscaping.

A closeup of lava rock mulch.
Lava Rock vs Rubber Mulch

For a no muss no fuss kind of gardener, one of these great options could be ideal.

Different types of bark mulch.
Selecting Bark Mulch: Chunks, Nuggets, Or Shredded?

There's lots more to mulching than deciding where to put it.

Stack of newspapers in the garden.
How to Mulch Using Newspaper

In 3 steps, protect your garden from winter and weeds.

Wood mulch on a white background.
8 Types of Wood Mulch

Cedar and cypress mulch are only two of the many types of mulch you can buy.

trees with rings of mulch
How to Make a Mulch Tree Ring

They look smart, and they're good for your trees.

Stone mulch around the base of a tree.
Why Mulch? 7 Benefits of Mulching

Whether it's wood chips or lava rock, here's what mulch can do for you.

blanket of bark mulch spread out across a landscape
Using Cedar Mulch: Pros and Cons

Cedar mulch is easy to use in landscaping.

Straw mulch is laid own to protect and nurture plants.
7 Reasons to Use Straw as Mulch

Straw is a convenient and useful summer mulch. Check out these reasons why you should consider it for your garden.

Mulch in a garden.
Making Your Mulch Dog Repellent

Cayenne pepper is one way to keep dogs away from your mulch.

A mushroom clump growing in mulch.
Keeping Mushrooms From Growing in Your Mulch

Too much mulch can create a very wet environment which is favorable for mushroom growth, so keep these tips in mind for mushroom prevention.

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Wood Chips Mulch: Compost First?

Wood chips mulch is an excellent organic choice for most garden and landscaping needs, but it is very

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Mulch Prices By Type And Reapplying Frequency

There are many factors that can influence mulch prices. The most important issue is usually the type

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Mulching Hydrangeas

When growing hydrangeas, home gardeners need to know the art and practice of mulching. By following these

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Mulch: Weed Prevention Made Easy

Mulch: weed eradication is important is all gardening. Mulch is a primary resource used to prevent weeds

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Tips For Applying Tree Ring Mulch

Applying tree ring mulch is not as simple as piling a mound of wood chips knee-high around a tree's trunk.