Category Archives: Weed Control

Much Mulch

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Soon it will be time to think about mulching. As you indeed are aware, mulch will: • Reduce soil moisture evaporation • Suppress weeds and prevent weed germination • Insulate soil from extreme temperature changes • Reduce soil erosion and compaction • Gradually decompose, adding valuable organic material to the soil • Make your garden more attractive A reader contacted… Read more »


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Weeds in the Garden Pulling weeds is supposed to be good for the soul, and even a bit of exercise, but it’s probably the least fun part of gardening. You’ve got two choices – blast the weeds with chemicals, or get down on your hands and knees and get tugging. As nice as the idea is that you could spray… Read more »