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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.

Membership is fun, free and easy We invite you toJoin Now it's Free!

Plant Care Reminders

Hydrangea paniculata Monthly Plant Care
Shrubs Proven Winners

Hydrangea - Limelight (Hydrangea paniculata 'Limelight') - Monthly Plant Care Calendar

You can have these monthly Plant Care Reminders sent directly to you each month!
Kale Plant Care - Photo Courtesy Roy Wilburn
Edibles Julie Bawden-Davis

Kale (Brassica oleracea ssp. Acephala Group) - Monthly Plant Care Calendar

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

Calendula officinalis (Pot Marigold,…

1015 Coastal Sage Gardening
Calendula officinalis Monthly Plant Care Reminders
You can have these monthly Plant Care Reminders sent directly to you each month!

Avocado - Haas (Persea americana…

7096 Steve Brigham
Avocado Monthly Plant Care
You can have these monthly Plant Care Reminders sent directly to you each month!

Bean - Green (Phaseolus vulgaris) -…

3085 Julie Bawden-Davis
Green Bean Monthly Plant Care - photo by Burpee
You can have these monthly Plant Care Reminders sent directly to you each month!

Gardening Articles

Tiger Palafox
Expert Bios Tiger Palafox

Tiger Palafox - Southwest

Region: Southwest
Greg Rubin
Expert Bios Greg Rubin

Greg Rubin - Southwest

Region: Southwest

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

Life and Death Struggles at play in your Garden

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Lady Bug Eating Aphids
Not long ago gardeners seemed to spend as much time controlling pests as they did any…

10 Facts About Using Compost To Improve Your Lawn And Garden

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Using compost in your lawn and garden will help your plants flourish.

Plant Recommendations

Dudleya pulverulenta
Plant Recommendations Dave Ehrlinger

Fire Safe Plants - Southern California

Dave Ehrlinger's Top Plant Recommendation: Favorite Fire Safe Plants for Southern California. 
Columbine
Plant Recommendations Marcie Forsberg

Shade Perennials - Minnesota

 Marcie Forsberg's Top Plant Recommendations: Favorite Shade Perennials.

California Natives - Southern California

3125 Sisso Doyle
Salvia clevelandii
Sisso Doyle's Top Plant Recommendations: Favorite California Natives for Southern…

Beautiful California Perennials -…

17830 Greg Rubin
Erigereron 'Wayne Rodderik'
Greg Rubin's Top Plant Recommendation: Favorite Beautiful California Perennials.

Other Plants in My Garden - Southern…

3254 Jan Brider
Digitalis purpurea
Jan Brider's Top Plant Recommendation: Favorite Other Plants In My Garden for Southern…

Featured Plant Care

Romanesco Cauliflower Plant Care

Cauliflower - Romanesco (Brassica oleracea ssp. Italica Group 'Romanesco') - Monthly Plant Care Calendar

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

Hibiscus (Hibiscus rosa-sinensis) - Monthly Plant Care Calendar

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

Fuchsia (Fuchsia hybrida) - Monthly Plant Care Reminders

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

Latest Articles

Six things for your indoor plants during winter

Do These Six Things to Keep Indoor Plants Healthy During Winter

Winter has hit southern California along with the rest of the U.S. No polar vortex here,…
Gardening Professionals and Clubs

Gardening Pros & Clubs: Using the Great Features on the Mulch

We'd like to help connect gardening professional and home gardeners. We've designed a…
Star Jasmine Monthly Plant Care

Jasmine - Star (Trachelospermum jasminoides) - Monthly Plant Care Calendar

in Vines
You can have these monthly Plant Care Reminders sent directly to you each month!
Bababerry Raspberry Monthly Plant Care

Raspberry - Bababerry (Rubus idaeus 'Bababerry') - Monthly Plant Care Calendar

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

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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