Got mulch? I hope so. Winter mulch is like giving your garden and landscape a nice new coat for the weather that's coming. But there are some pesty, persistent myths that don't do us any good. Want to see if any of these are keeping you from getting the most out of your mulching efforts? See my latest article in The Day community papers: "Five Myths about Mulch" If you have trouble with the link, please read the PDF attached below.
Below right, see one of the most common mulch mistakes: The mistake is mounding mulch around tree and shrub stems. See the article for an explanation.