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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

Home Grown Tomatoes
Edibles Ron Vanderhoff

Home Grown Tomatoes

Vine Ripened Pleasures
Green Bean Monthly Plant Care - photo by Burpee
Edibles Julie Bawden-Davis

Bean - Green (Phaseolus vulgaris) - Monthly Plant Care Calendar

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

Camellias Planting and Care in southern…

28613 Walter Andersen Nursery
Camellia plant care
Camellias are native to Japan, China and Indo-China, where they grow on well-drained…

Daylily - Lemon (Hemerocallis…

8227 Julie Bawden-Davis
Lemon Daylily Plant Care
You can have these monthly Plant Care Reminders sent directly to you each month!

Pruning and Care of Crape Myrtles

26452 Kate Copsey
Crape myrtles are one of the most beautiful flowering trees in the south.

Gardening Articles

Hydrangea 'White Diamonds'
Landscape and Design Carole McCray

Plant a Moonlight Garden

Enjoy your garden day and night. My moonlight garden means enjoying my garden any time of the day or night.
Heteromeles arbutifolia - Toyon
Habitat Gardening Ron Vanderhoff

Landscaping might be for the Birds

There are about 450 species of birds that have been recorded in Orange County. How many have you seen in your garden?

Do These Six Things to Keep Indoor Plants Healthy During Winter

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Six things for your indoor plants during winter
Winter has hit southern California along with the rest of the U.S. No polar vortex here,…

Puzzle #9 - All About Bees

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All About Bees Crossword Puzzle
Print this and take a few minutes and have some fun trying to figure this crossword…

Whack! Another Fig Beetle Lands in the Garden

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Fig Beetle
During August, I often hear an approaching green fig beetle before I see it.

Plant Recommendations

Hong Kong Orchid Tree
Plant Recommendations Jacqueline McGee

Trees - Southern California

Jacqueline McGee's Top Plant Recommendation: Favorite Trees for Southern California.
Ranunculus spp
Plant Recommendations evelyn alemanni

Bulbs - Southern California

Evelyn Alemanni's Top Plant Recommendation: Favorite Bulbs for Southern California. 

Supporting Pollinators: Hummingbird…

10435 Rhonda Hayes
Salvia guaranitica
Rhonda Fleming Hayes' Top Plant Recommendation: Favorite Supporting Pollinators:…

Shrubs and Small Trees - Southern…

13582 evelyn alemanni
Buddleia davidii
Evelyn Alemanni's Top Plant Recommendation: Shrubs and Small Trees for Southern…

Supporting Pollinators: Bee-Friendly…

23647 Rhonda Hayes
Helianthus
Rhonda Fleming Hayes' Top Plant Recommendation: Favorite Supporting Pollinators:…

Featured Plant Care

Borage Monthly Plant Care

Borage (Borago officinalis) - Monthly Plant Care Calendar

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

How to Save Dahlias in Northern Gardens

Dahlia plants are perennials that have a limited range of hardiness, from zones 8 – 10.
Carrot Monthly Plant Care - photo by Burpee

Carrot (Daucus carota var. sativus) - Monthly Plant Care Calendar

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

Latest Articles

Echeverias roots

How to Slice and Re-root Large Echeverias

Widely known as the “Queen of Succulents,” Debra Lee Baldwin is the award-winning garden…

Plant Care Reminders List of Links

We have monthly regional plant care reminders for many plants. This is a list of links…
Jungle Music Palms and Cycads

Jungle Music Palms, Cycads & Tropical Plants - November Newsletter

Bring the Tropics Indoors! House Plants Bring Your Tropical Passion Indoors! At Jungle…
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…

Popular Articles

Baseball Field Maintenance

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

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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

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

What are Microgreens and How to Grow Them

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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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