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Use The Unique Features on the Mulch to Become a Better Gardener!

The Mulch is an independent gardening website with unique features for home gardeners of all levels and gardening businesses of all types.

We've created a number of online features to help you manage your garden and be more successful. Our most unique feature are our Plant Care Reminders.  It's possible for you to either create your own or use other gardeners personalized plant care reminders. Right now we have over 2700 different plants with care reminders.

Our goal is and has always been to provide a place where gardeners can get relevant information about your plants sent to you, instead of searching for it all the time.

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Plant Care Reminders

Phormium Monthly Plant Care
Perennials Kat Malstead

Flax - New Zealand (Phormium spp.) - Monthly Plant Care Calendar

You can have these monthly Plant Care Reminders sent directly to you each month!
King Palm Plant Care
Trees Phil Bergman

The King Palm (Archontophoenix) Care & Use

Jungle Music Palms and Cycads is a family owned and operated business established in 1977

Gardenia - Everblooming (Gardenia…

2883 Julie Bawden-Davis
Gardenia jasminoidis Monthly Plant Care
You can have these monthly Plant Care Reminders sent directly to you each month!

Lilac - California (Ceanothus spp) -…

4100 Julie Bawden-Davis
Ceanothus Monthly Plant Care
You can have these monthly Plant Care Reminders sent directly to you each month!

Blueberry (Vaccinium corymbosum x ashei…

4956 Steve Brigham
Blueberry Monthly Plant Care
You can have these monthly Plant Care Reminders sent directly to you each month!

Gardening Articles

Walkway to Water Conservation

I'm not Watering, are You?

I haven’t watered my landscape for in over eight weeks!
Daylily
Container Gardening Chris Eirschele

Dwarf Miniature & Small Daylillies for Containers

Hemerocallis is commonly called daylily becasue each trumpet shaped flower blooms for one day. The good news is healthy daylily plants grow very many flowers at one time.

Tomato Plant Varieties for Container Growing

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Basketboy Tomato
Each year more and more varieties of tomato plants appear, enabling container gardeners…

APLD International Landscape Design Gold Award Winner: Matthew Cunningham

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Le Petit Chalet Makeover
APLD Names 2011 Landscape Designer of the Year

No Need to Panic Over a Few Summer Pests

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Rose Slugs
Summer is upon us. Not only are temperatures rising, but so is the likelihood of a few…

Plant Recommendations

Aloe marlothii
Plant Recommendations Patrick Anderson

Aloes - Southern California

Patrick Anderson's Top Plant Recommendation: Favorite Aloes for Southern California. 
Cuphea
Plant Recommendations Steve Brigham

Hummingbird Plants - Southern California

Steve Brigham's Top Plant Recommendations: Favorite Hummingbird Plants for Southern California.

Bromeliads - Southern California

10689 Ken Andersen
Ken Andersen's Top Plant Recommendation: Favorite Bromeliads for Southern California.

Great Bulbs that Naturalize & are…

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Jim Threadgill
Jim Threadgill's Top Plant Recommendation: Favorite Great Bulbs that Naturalize & are…

Bulbs - Southern California

5419 Ron Vanderhoff
Oxalis ambigua - photo by Ron Vanderhoff
Ron Vanderhoff's Top Plant Recommendation: Favorite Bulbs for Southern California.

Featured Plant Care

Heirloom Tomatoes

Heirloom Tomatoes “Interview with an expert“ Bill Pioch

in Edibles
Gardener, farmer and gourmet cook at heart, Bill Pioch, owner of Nature’s Heirlooms in…
Blue Bunny Hydrangea monthly plant care

Hydrangea - Blue Bunny (Hydrangea involucrata 'Wim Rutten' ) - Monthly Plant Care Calendar

in Shrubs
You can have these monthly Plant Care Reminders sent directly to you each month!
Crape Myrtle Monthly Plant Care

Lagerstroemia spp. (Crape Myrtle) - Monthly Plant Care Calendar

in Trees
You can have these monthly Plant Care Reminders sent directly to you each month!
Nectarine Monthly Plant Care

Nectarine (Prunus persica var. nucipersica) - Monthly Plant Care Calendar

in Edibles
You can have these monthly Plant Care Reminders sent directly to you each month!

Latest Articles

Join the Mulch and get a bunch of Walking onion bulblets!

Join the Mulch & Get a Free Bunch of Walking Onion Bulblets!

We'd like you to join theMulch and start using all of the great tools we've created to…
Jungle Music Palms and Cycads

Jungle Music Palms, Cycads & Tropical Plants Fall Newsletter

Rare and Exotic Palms, Cycads and Tropical Plants junglemusic.net Hello! You may already…

Popular Articles

Baseball Field Maintenance

Baseball Field Maintenance - A General Guide for Fields of All Levels

in Lawn
More great baseball field resources can be found here (including a pdf version of this…
Queen Palm Care & Use

The Queen Palm (Syagrus romanzoffiana) Care & Use

in Trees
Jungle Music Palms and Cycads is a family owned and operated business established in 1977
Microgreens

What are Microgreens and How to Grow Them

in Edibles
Microgreens are tiny leafed vegetables that are grown from seed and require very little…
Kahili Ginger Plant Care

Hedychium gardnerianum (Kahili Ginger) - Monthly Plant Care Calendar

You can have these monthly Plant Care Reminders sent directly to you each month!

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