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DIY Garden Minute Ep7 Mulching Basics Explained! - Show Notes

Sep 9, 2018

This is the DIY Garden Minute by Spoken Garden!  "Teaching you tips and tricks for your Garden in one minute!"   

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Today's topic is Mulching Basics Explained; why and how we mulch! 

The thickness of mulch in your garden.

Types of mulch materials you can use in your garden. 

The main reasons to mulch are: 

  • suppress weeds
  • help soil retain water 
  • improve soil water infiltration 
  • reduce erosion 
  • insulate soil and plant roots from heat or freezing temperatures 
  • reduce compaction 
  • build and replenish soil nutrients 
  • improve soil texture and structure 

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