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Spring Mulching Reminder
This article was published originally on 3/31/2010
As every gardener knows, it is difficult to wait for the frost-free date to begin the gardening season. That is why it’s good to find things that can be done any time of year. Mulching is one activity that does not depend on the weather and it provides many benefits to the gardener throughout the year. Depending on the type of garden, weed control is the most beneficial outcome of mulching. Mulch will also act as insulation to maintain temperature and moisture content of the soil. Additionally, many gardeners view mulch as the element that adds the finishing touch to the landscape.