How Deep Should Mulch Be?

Mulch is often a biodegradable material, layered over a garden bed to protect it, add nutrients, or act as a decorative feature. It can be used all year round or seasonally, depending on your climate. It helps retain moisture, and much like composting, mulching is a useful garden tool. Are There Benefits to Mulching? Depending …

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How To Kill Winter Weeds

Wondering how to kill winter weeds? Killing weeds in winter can be a daunting task, but no matter the season, maintaining a healthy lawn can be easy. Starting early is recommended as most weed growth will begin in the fall. Below is a guide to help you through the process. Let’s Get Started Weed control, …

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What To Do With Old Mulch

What Is Mulch and What Is It For? Mulch is material covering the ground to keep the soil moist and protect plant roots from heat or cold. Mulching helps to reduce weeds and can improve a garden’s appearance. Also, while your vegetable or flower beds will not be used in the winter months, wind or …

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Does Mulch Attract Bugs?

Does mulch attract bugs? The truth is, mulch provides shelter and protection for many different species of insects. That’s not necessarily a bad thing. Bugs and insects help organic mulches decompose. The problem is that some bugs and insects, such as termites, carpenter ants, sowbugs, millipedes, earwigs, and centipedes can be potentially harmful, attacking plants …

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How To Kill Thistle Weeds

Never judge a book by its cover – or should I say a plant by its blooms. Thistles, like so many of their weedy little peers, have the power to overtake your lawn if left unchecked. It doesn’t take long for them to get a stranglehold on your garden, either. They may look pretty with …

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When Is The Best Time To Mulch?

The best time to lay down mulch is in mid-to-late spring. Mulch is a great addition to the garden not only to enhance its general appearance but also to boost the health of your plants. It can make all the difference in creating a beautiful flowering garden and in growing big, tasty, juicy fruits.  What …

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