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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

Orchid as a house plant
Orchids Carole McCray

The Orchid as a Houseplant

Oooh La La—The Orchid as a Houseplant.
Passion Vine Plant Care Reminders
Vines Julie Bawden-Davis

Passiflora spp (Passion Flower) - Monthly Plant Care Calendar

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

Fig Tree (Ficus carica) - Monthly Plant…

7400 Steve Brigham
Fig Monthly Plant Care
You can have these monthly Plant Care Reminders sent directly to you each month!

Plant Care Reminders - Herbs - Sunset…

7171 Mr. Mitch
Dill
Do you live In coastal southern California? Do you grow any of these Herbs?

Twigs & Berries - Growing Fresh Fruit…

58546 Dawn Hummel
Grow Fruit at Home
Flower and Food Gardening

Gardening Articles

Walter Andersen
Expert Bios walter andersen

Walter Andersen - Southwest

Region: Southwest
Newport Bluffs
Habitat Gardening Ron Vanderhoff

Gardeners can Contain Newport Beach Back Bay Pollution

I’m fired up. Mainland California's most polluted beach of 2008 was right here in Newport Beach.

Learn How to Create a California Friendly Garden

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Creating a California Friendly Garden
I’m convinced - gardeners love the outdoors, love nature and love the earth more than…

Spring Care Tips for Pampas Grass

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Pampas Grass Spring Care
Spring Care Tips for Pampas Grass

Plant a Garden for the Seasons

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Seasons in the Garden
One of the greatest joys that a garden has to offer is as a reminder of seasonal change.

Plant Recommendations

Salvias
Plant Recommendations Steve Brigham

Salvias - A Great Choice

Salvias (Sages)
Abutilon palmeri
Plant Recommendations Christiane Holmquist

Perennials, Grasses & more Shrubs - Southern California

Christiane Holmquist's Top Plant Recommendation: Favorite Perennials, Grasses & more Shrubs for Southern California.

Supporting Pollinators: Bee-Friendly…

23236 Rhonda Hayes
Helianthus
Rhonda Fleming Hayes' Top Plant Recommendation: Favorite Supporting Pollinators:…

Herbs - Colorado

6482 Clea Danaan
Achillea millefolium
Clea Danaan's Top Plant Recommendations: Favorite Herbs for Colorado and Western…

Alstroemeria Princess Series - Southern…

19995 Ron Vanderhoff
Alstroemeria Princess Fabiana
Ron Vanderhoff's Top Plant Recommendation: Favorite Alstroemeria Princess Series for…

Featured Plant Care

Cymbidium Orchid Care

Cymbidium Orchids - Care in southern California

in Orchids
Cymbidium Orchids are so rewarding. Cymbidium Orchids come in so many colors and shade,…
Crape Myrtle Monthly Plant Care

Lagerstroemia spp. (Crape Myrtle) - Monthly Plant Care Calendar

in Trees
You can have these monthly Plant Care Reminders sent directly to you each month!
Island Bush Poppy Monthly Plant Care

Poppy - Island Bush (Dendromecon harfordii) - Monthly Plant Care Calendar

in Shrubs
You can have these monthly Plant Care Reminders sent directly to you each month!
Plant Care for Perennials in Zone 24

Plant Care Recommendations - Perennials - Sunset Zone 24

Do you live In coastal southern California? Do you grow any of these plants?

Latest Articles

New Plants Added to Database

Do You Have Any Plants You'd Like Me To Add For You?

Our website has so much information being added and updated that I decided to post an…
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!

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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