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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

Queen Palm Care & Use
Trees Phil Bergman

The Queen Palm (Syagrus romanzoffiana) Care & Use

Jungle Music Palms and Cycads is a family owned and operated business established in 1977
Bababerry Raspberry Monthly Plant Care
Edibles Steve Brigham

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

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

Growing an Outdoor Plant, Indoors

24243 Ron Vanderhoff
Outdoor Plants Indoors
Working at a nursery, a common question is “can I grow this indoors”.

Nutmeg Bush (Tetradenia riparia) -…

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

Organic Rose Care

40124 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.

Gardening Articles

Ron's Killed More Plants Than You.
Intrinsic Gardening Ron Vanderhoff

Don’t Worry, I’ve Killed more Plants than all of You

Twenty three more. That was the count last week as I spent a vacation day performing another plant culling.
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Plant Profiles Perennial Plant Association

2010 Perennial Plant of the Year - Baptisia australis

Blue false indigo grows three to four feet tall and three to four feet wide in an upright habit.

A Chance for you to be a Garden Book Editor

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Western Garden Book
You can't bake a great cake without a great recipe; you can't build a great house without…

As Daylength Changes, Garden Plants Respond

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Daylight Chart
On Monday morning December 21st at precisely 9:47 a.m. our annual winter solstice will…

Lizards are Good Garden Neighbors

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Western Fence Lizard Fremont
I have a neighbor that I see almost every morning. He’s a fitness buff and spends most of…

Plant Recommendations

Salvia clevelandii
Plant Recommendations Sisso Doyle

California Natives - Southern California

Sisso Doyle's Top Plant Recommendations: Favorite California Natives for Southern California.
Hong Kong Orchid Tree
Plant Recommendations Jacqueline McGee

Trees - Southern California

Jacqueline McGee's Top Plant Recommendation: Favorite Trees for Southern California.

Unique Ivies - Southern California

3848 Pat Hammer
Hedera helix 'Conglomerata'
Pat Hammer's Top Plant Recommendation: Favorite Unique Ivies for Southern California.

Supporting Pollinators: Bee-Friendly…

23217 Rhonda Hayes
Helianthus
Rhonda Fleming Hayes' Top Plant Recommendation: Favorite Supporting Pollinators:…

Medicinal Herbs That Are Also Butterfly…

7040 Carole Brown
Foeniculum vulgare
Carole Brown's Top Plant Recommendation: Favorite Medicinal Herbs That Are Also…

Featured Plant Care

Hollyleaf Cherry Monthly Plant Care - Photo courtesy Wikipedia Commons

Cherry - Hollyleaf (Prunus ilicifolia) - Monthly Plant Care Calendar

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

Grevillea - Red Silky Oak (Grevillea banksii) - Monthly Plant Care Calendar

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

The Amaryllis - A Class Act

The poinsettia, the Christmas cactus and paperwhites are lovely holiday blooms, but the…
Rose Plant Care

Organic Rose Care

in Roses
Roses prefer a full day of sun. Give roses at least 6 hours of sun a day when possible.

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

in Edibles
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

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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