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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

Strawberries Plant Care
Edibles Julie Bawden-Davis

Strawberries (Fragaria X ananassa) - Monthly Plant Care Calendar

You can have these monthly Plant Care Reminders sent directly to you each month!
English Lavender Monthly Plant Care Reminders
Shrubs Steve Brigham

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

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

Abutilon spp. (Flowering Maple) Monthly…

21067 Steve Brigham
Abutilon Plant Care
You can have these monthly Plant Care Reminders sent directly to you each month!

Hibiscus - Lavender Chiffon ( Hibiscus…

1335 Proven Winners
Hibiscus Monthly Plant Care
You can have these monthly Plant Care Reminders sent directly to you each month!

Hibiscus - Blue (Alyogyne huegelii) -…

5567 Steve Brigham
Blue Hibiscus Montly Plant Care
You can have these monthly Plant Care Reminders sent directly to you each month!

Gardening Articles

MP Rotators

Easy Sprinkler Upgrade is a Do-it-Yourselfer

In these times of water conservation and water runoff concerns, one of the easiest and smartest things a home gardener can do is to replace their old-fashioned sprinkler heads with new water efficient heads.
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.

Christiane Holmquist - Southwest

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Christiane Holmquist
Region: Southwest

Puzzle #6 - Bulbs, Rhizomes & Corms

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Bulbs, Rhizomes & Corms Crossword Puzzle
Print this and take a few minutes and have some fun trying to figure this crossword…

Native or Introduced, a Gardener's Debate

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Eschscholzia californica 'White Linen'
The debate between which plants should prevail in gardens, native plants or introduced…

Plant Recommendations

Evelyn Alemanni
Plant Recommendations evelyn alemanni

Fruit Trees - Southern California

Evelyn Alemanni's Top Plant Recommendation: Favorite Fruit Trees for Southern California. 
Abutilon megapotamicum
Plant Recommendations Jacqueline McGee

Shrubs - Southern California by Jacqueline McGee

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

Salvia - Best Flower - Southern…

8099 Andy Maycen
Salvia 'Raspberry Truffle'
Andy Maycen's Top Plant Recommendation: Favorite Salvia - Best Flower for Southern…

Must haves for the garden - Southern…

3425 Ken Andersen
Ken Andersen
Ken Andersen's Top Plant Recommendation: Favorite "Must Haves" for the Garden.

Perennial Fruiting Shrubs and Vines -…

18031 Richard Frost
Youngberry
Richard Frost's Top Plant Recommendation: Perennial Fruiting Shrubs and Vines for…

Featured Plant Care

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.
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!
Blueberry Monthly Plant Care

Blueberry (Vaccinium corymbosum x ashei var. Southern Highbush) - Monthly Plant Care Calendar

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

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…
New Plants Added to Database and Tour cgm707's garden!

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,…

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

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