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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

Garden Pea Monthly Plant Care
Edibles Julie Bawden-Davis

Pea - Garden (Pisum sativum) - Monthly Plant Care Calendar

You can have these monthly Plant Care Reminders sent directly to you each month!
Heuchera spp Monthly Plant Care
Perennials Steve Brigham

Heuchera (Heuchera spp.) - Monthly Plant Care Calendar

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

Organic Rose Care

41619 Ralph (Jack) Shoultz
Rose Plant Care
Roses prefer a full day of sun. Give roses at least 6 hours of sun a day when possible.

Vitis californica (California Wild…

3306 Julie Bawden-Davis
California Wild Grape Monthly Plant Care
You can have these monthly Plant Care Reminders sent directly to you each month!

Oncidium Orchid Plant Care

17731 Costa Farms
Oncidium Orchid Care
Orchids are as easy as A - B - C!

Gardening Articles

Fertilizer Label
Organic Gardening Ron Vanderhoff

Explaining Organic Fertilizers

Organic or synthetic? Most of the confusion I see regarding organic fertilizer falls into two groups.
Slime Mold

Oh My -- There's a Hideous Blob in my Garden

If you are reading this while feasting on a scrambled egg breakfast, you may want to turn the page now and come back to the article a little later in the day. Make that a lot later.

Brad Monroe - Southwest

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Region: Southwest

A Fifteen Minute Gardening Break

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Western Bluebird
I was working in my garden a few minutes ago, preparing the soil in a new planting area.

Cool Tools & Great Garden Gadgets

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Velcro plant support
The items listed have been tested, used and abused by the writer.

Plant Recommendations

Tea Olive
Plant Recommendations Kate Copsey

The Grand Old Dames of the South

Each fall, northern gardeners start talking about putting their gardens to bed for the winter.
Vegetables for the shade
Plant Recommendations Ron Vanderhoff

Ten Vegetables You Can Grow in Shade

Just a couple of days ago I was contacted by a writer working for The Associated Press.

Basic and Permanent Garden Plants -…

10340 Pat Welsh
Bougainvillea spp 'Barbara Karst'
Pat Welsh's Top Plant Recommendation: Favorite Basic and Permanent Garden Plants.

Carnivorous Plants - Southern California

3684 JANET WANERKA
Janet Wanerka
Janet Wanerka's Top Plant Recommendation: Favorite Carnivorous Plants for Southern…

Featured Plant Care

Camellia japonica Monthly Plant Care

Camellia - Japanese (Camellia japonica)- Monthly Plant Care Calendar

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

Milkweed - Swamp (Asclepias incarnata) - Monthly Plant Care Calendar

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

Zuchinni Squash - (Cucurbita pepo 'Zucchini') - Monthly Plant Care Calendar

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

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…

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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