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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

Alyogyne hakeifolia Monthly Plant Care
Shrubs Steve Brigham

Hibiscus - Red Centered (Alyogyne hakeifolia) - Monthly Plant Care Calendar

You can have these monthly Plant Care Reminders sent directly to you each month!
Pruning spring shrubs
Shrubs Kate Copsey

How to Prune Azaleas and Other Spring Flowering Shrubs

Spring is almost over in the south, and those wonderful blooms that lit up the landscape have fallen off in favor of late spring flowers and shady trees.

Zigzag Wattle (Acacia merinthophora) -…

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Zigzag Wattle Plant Care - photo courtesy Brian Walter via Wikipedia Commons
You can have these monthly Plant Care Reminders sent directly to you each month!

Milkweed (Asclepias spp.) - Monthly…

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

Cinderella Shrubs of Winter for the…

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Shrubs for Winter Months
Southern winters are short, and have plenty of camellias in bloom to delight gardeners…

Gardening Articles

Frank & Vicky Giannengelo
Expert Bios Vicky Giannangelo

Frank and Vicky Giannangelo - Southwest

Region: Southwest
Native Plant Society Meeting
Natives Ron Vanderhoff

An Invitation to My Garden

In about an hour I am visiting a friend’s garden in Newport Beach.

APLD International Landscape Design Gold Award Winner W Gary Smith

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Innis Free
APLD Names 2011 Landscape Designer of the Year

How to Grow 100 lbs. of Potatoes in 4 Square Feet

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We found this great growing guide on how to grow 100lbs of potatoes in 4 square feet on…

New Pest of Palms Discovered In Laguna Beach

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Red Palm Weevil
Imagine the Southern California skyline without the presence of majestic date palms and…

Plant Recommendations

Nicotiana alata gradiflora
Plant Recommendations Marcie Forsberg

Annuals - Minnesota

Marcie Forsberg's Top Plant Recommendation: Favorite Annuals for Minnesota and Surrounding Area.
Kashmir Cypress

Weeping Trees - Southern California

Don Walker's Top Plant Recommendation: Favorite Weeping Trees for Southern California.

Cut Flowers - Southern California

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Argyranthemum frutescens 'Fireball Red'
Evelyn Alemanni's Top Plant Recommendation: Fresh Cut Flower for Southern California. 

Carnivorous Plants - Southern California

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Taylor Murphy
Taylor Murphy's Top Plant Recommendation: Favorite Carnivorous Plants for Southern…

Vegetables - Colorado

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Clea Daanan
Clea Danaan's Top Plant Recommendation: Favorite Vegetables for Colorado and Western…

Featured Plant Care

California Wild Grape Monthly Plant Care

Vitis californica (California Wild Grape) - Monthly Plant Care Calendar

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

Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis) - Monthly Plant Care Reminders

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

Hibiscus - Lavender Chiffon ( Hibiscus syriacus 'Notwoodone') - Monthly Plant Care Calendar

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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…

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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