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Fun Leaf Mulch

I’m a big believer in using mulch in the garden. My plants all do a lot better with a bit of sugar cane or leaf mulch to protect their roots from the worst of heavy rains, drying winds, scorching sun … Continue reading

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Pros and Cons of Mulching

I am not a natural mulcher. I think it looks nice when first applied but quickly looks old and ratty and always seemed to me a waste of time and money. Then I started losing a lot of plants, particularly … Continue reading

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Leaf Mulch

I’ve never used mulch before. In my mind it’s useful to a) keep out weeds and b) keep in water. That’s it. Since I’m okay with weeding, that wiped out half the motivation. The water retention angle is noteworthy, especially … Continue reading

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