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  • Gardening 101…Mulch is the Way to Go!

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    One of the best ways to make sure that your garden stays healthy through the Spring, Summer and Fall is to make sure you are using the right kind of mulch. Mulching can be a tedious task; turning the soil, picking out dead roots and random chunks of rocks. However, making sure your dirt is ready to go can result to healthy flowers and plants. The Healthy Gardner is a very useful blog that discusses everything to do with your garden. If you're trying to succeed this year in the garden, be sure to read this article on mulching. Happy Gardening!

    One of the chores that befall every gardener, often several times a year, is the laborious task of mulching. While many of us view this as an odious task best ranked with mucking stables or raking leaves (I rank these two very closely), I view this mission as my way of helping Mother Nature herself improve my garden. In my mind there is no better way to change the soil in your garden than mulching; not raining fertilizer and chemicals upon it, not amending soil, and no, especially not plowing, tilling, or cultivating. Mulching is the finest thing you can do for a garden bed and I will use the rest of this space to put to rest any doubts you may have as to the veracity of that statement.

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