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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

Swiss Chard Plant Care
Edibles San Diego Seed Company

Chard - Swiss (Beta vulgaris var. cicla) - Monthly Plant Care Calendar

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

Milkweed (Asclepias spp.) - Monthly Plant Care Calendar

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

The King Palm (Archontophoenix) Care &…

44830 Phil Bergman
King Palm Plant Care
Jungle Music Palms and Cycads is a family owned and operated business established in 1977

Pruning and Care of Crape Myrtles

24903 Kate Copsey
Crape myrtles are one of the most beautiful flowering trees in the south.

Stevia - Sweet Leaf (Stevia rebaudiana)…

3746 Steve Brigham
Stevia Monthly Plant Care - photo via Wikipedia
You can have these monthly Plant Care Reminders sent directly to you each month!

Gardening Articles

Red Wiggler Worms

Comparing Synthetic vs. Organic Fertilizers

Organic Fertilizers are materials derived from plant and animal parts or residues. Examples are, Blood Meal, Compost, Bat Guano, Manure, Seaweed, and Worm Castings. Synthetic Fertilizers are “Man made” inorganic compounds - usually derived from by-products of…
Clea Danaan
Expert Bios Clea Danaan

Clea Danaan - Western Mountains & Plains

Region: Western Mountains & Plains

What was that new sprinkler thing you wrote about?

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MP Rotators
A few weeks ago I wrote about a simple sprinkler conversion that was no harder than…

New Winter Wreaths

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DIY Wreath
December is a wonderful time of year in a southern garden.

Asian Citrus Psyllids - New Citrus Pest a Serious Threat

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Asian Citrus Psyllid
By now you may have heard about a new pest that was discovered last month in Orange…

Plant Recommendations

Ranunculus spp
Plant Recommendations evelyn alemanni

Bulbs - Southern California

Evelyn Alemanni's Top Plant Recommendation: Favorite Bulbs for Southern California. 
Graptopetalum paraguay
Plant Recommendations Christiane Holmquist

Ghost Plant - A Work Horse In My Drought Tolerant Garden

I like to surround myself with plant “work horses” in my garden. My house sits on a little ridge overlooking the town of Ramona,

Salvias - Southern California

4913 Tom Piergrossi
Salvia lanceolata
Tom Piergrossi's Top Plant Recommendations: Favorite Salvias for Southern California.

Low-Maintenance Perennials - Northeast

30966 CL Fornari
C.L. Fornari
C.L. Fornari's Top Plant Recommendation: Favorite Low-Maintenance Perennials for the…

European Fruit Trees - Southern…

9045 Richard Frost
Anna Apples
Richard Frost's Top Plant Recommendation: Favorite European Fruit Trees for Southern…

Featured Plant Care

Vanda Orchid Plant Care

Vanda Orchid Plant Care

in Orchids
Orchids are as easy as A - B - C!
Peach Monthly Plant Care

Peach (Prunus persica) - Monthly Plant Care Calendar

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

Wine & Roses (Weigela florida 'Alexandra') - Monthly Plant Care Calendar

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

Arugula - Roquette (Eruca vesicaria ssp. sativa) Monthly Plant Care Calendar

in Edibles
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

in Seeds
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

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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