Much Ado About Mulch: Everything Homeowners Need to Know

December 26, 2014

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Mulch was nature’s idea long before it became man’s. Fallen leaves, pine needles, rotting wood and vegetation, decaying flowers, ripe fruit, rocks rising to the Earth’s surface—the environment naturally produces and disperses “mulch,” adding a protective coating to the ground. Knowing the various types of mulch and understanding how best to use them will enable [...]

Chemical-Free Weed Prevention Tactics

February 7, 2014

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If there’s one thing all gardeners hate, it is weeds. Fortunately, there are a number of chemical-free tactics you can use to control weeds in your garden. And in the long run, most of them will be cheaper than spending money on toxic, synthetic chemical weed controls. A weed, by definition, is any plant that [...]