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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

Dahlia Monthly Plant Care

Dahlia spp. (Dahila) - Monthly Plant Care Calendar

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

Blackberry - Thornless (Rubus canadensis) - Monthly Plant Care Calendar

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

Strawberries (Fragaria X ananassa) -…

3470 Julie Bawden-Davis
Strawberries Plant Care
You can have these monthly Plant Care Reminders sent directly to you each month!

Magnolia grandiflora (Southern…

2426 Steve Brigham
Magnolia grandiflora Monthly Plant Care
You can have these monthly Plant Care Reminders sent directly to you each month!

Nutmeg Bush (Tetradenia riparia) -…

1670 Coastal Sage Gardening
Nutmeg Bush Plant Care Reminders
You can have these monthly Plant Care Reminders sent directly to you each month!

Gardening Articles

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Tips, Tricks & Ideas Dawn Hummel

Sleeping Beauties

Dreaming in Technicolor In late summer, glossy bulb catalogs arrive harkening spring and I start dreaming in vivid Technicolor. After much oohing and aahing, I place my order. I patiently wait - counting down the days for my sleeping beauties arrival. I order…
New Zealand Flax  Winter Care
Seasonal Gardening Dawn Hummel

New Zealand Flax Winter Plant Care

I am a huge fan of Phormiums.

Gardeners Should stay away from Invasive Plants

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Mexican Feather Grass (top) and Green Fountain Grass (bottom) are invasive plants in our area, quickly escaping gardens and reseeding into our hillsides and natural areas. They should not be planted.
Last Friday I was looking at the displays at the big garden show at South Coast Plaza.

Puzzle #2 - Herbs

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Herbs Crossword
Print this and take a few minutes and have some fun trying to figure this crossword…

Fall blooming Bulbs

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Gladiolas Blooming
Continue the parade of color once daffodils, tulips, crocuses and hyacinths have put on…

Plant Recommendations

Justicia carnea
Plant Recommendations Brad Monroe

Not So Common Shrubs - Southern California

Brad Monroe's Top Plant Recommendation: Favorite Not-So-Common Shrubs for Southern California. 
Chaste Tree
Plant Recommendations Julie and Steve Plath

Desert Trees for Arizona by Julie Plath

Julie Plath's Top Plant Recommendation: Favorite Desert Trees.

Salvias - A Great Choice

14681 Steve Brigham
Salvias
Salvias (Sages)

Vegetables - Colorado

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Clea Daanan
Clea Danaan's Top Plant Recommendation: Favorite Vegetables for Colorado and Western…

Ivies for Small Moss Filled Topiary -…

11264 Pat Hammer
Hedera helix 'Lady Frances'
Pat Hammer's Top Plant Recommendation: Favorite Ivies for Small Moss Filled Topiary in…

Featured Plant Care

English Lavender Monthly Plant Care Reminders

Lavender - English (Lavandula angustifolia) - Monthly Plant Care Reminders

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

Hosta la Vista - Baby

Everyone knows about Hosta, don’t they? Did you know some varieties grow in sun?
Ceanothus Monthly Plant Care

Ceanothus spp (California Lilac) - Monthly Plant Care Calendar

in Shrubs
You can have these monthly Plant Care Reminders sent directly to you each month!
Citrus & Avocado Tree Guide

Citrus & Avocado Tree Planting and Care

in Edibles
Citrus and Avocado trees are well adapted to most areas of San Diego County, from the…

Latest Articles

Edit Your Tagged Photos!

How to Edit or Remove A Plant "Tag" In Your Garden Photos

Instead of 'Tagging' your friends on Facebook, now you can 'Tag' your Plants in your…
Seed Starting

10 Easy Cut Flowers to Direct Sow

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A cut-flower garden or "cutting garden" allows you to bring the beauty of your garden…

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

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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