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Stu Campbell
123 Pages

A practical guide to using mulch in the garden and landscape.

Mulch protects the soil, minimizes weeds, contributes to plant health, encourages earthworms, reduces water needs, and cuts down on the gardener's labors.  In Mulch It!you'll find a complete guide to the relative cost, appearance, insulation value, thickness, weed control, water penetration, moisture retention, and rate of decomposition of more than 50 mulching materials, such as:

  • bark and wood chips

  • pine needles

  • stones

  • paper

  • oyster shells

  • plastic

  • geotextiles

  • coca hulls

Learn how and when to mulch and find out which material is right for a specific purpose.  From landscaping to vegetable gardening to flower gardening to planting trees and shrubs, mulch can help you increase your property value and create a beautiful, professional-looking landscape.

About the Author
Stu Campbell lives and gardens in Stowe, Vermont.  He is also the author of Let It Rot!, a guide to home composting, and The Home Water Supply, both from Storey Books.

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