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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

Pomegranate Monthly Plant Care
Edibles Lucy Warren

Pomegranate (Punica granatum) - Monthly Plant Care Calendar

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

Lace Leaf (Anthurium spp.) - Monthly Plant Care Calendar

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

Plant Care Recommendations - Edibles -…

28194 Mr. Mitch
Monthly Plant Care Reminders
Do you live In coastal southern California? Do you grow any of these plants?

Akebia - Three Leafed (Akebia…

6042 Lucy Warren
Akebia trifoliata Monthly Plant Care
You can have these monthly Plant Care Reminders sent directly to you each month!

The Orchid as a Houseplant

9105 Carole McCray
Orchid as a house plant
Oooh La La—The Orchid as a Houseplant.

Gardening Articles

Velcro plant support
Products Sandie Parrott

Cool Tools & Great Garden Gadgets

The items listed have been tested, used and abused by the writer.
Yvonne Savio
Expert Bios Yvonne Savio

Yvonne Savio - Southwest

Region: Southwest

Oh My -- There's a Hideous Blob in my Garden

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Slime Mold
If you are reading this while feasting on a scrambled egg breakfast, you may want to turn…

Sleeping Beauties

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Default Image
Dreaming in Technicolor In late summer, glossy bulb catalogs arrive harkening spring and…

Landscaping might be for the Birds

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Heteromeles arbutifolia - Toyon
There are about 450 species of birds that have been recorded in Orange County. How many…

Plant Recommendations

Hedera helix 'Golden Ingot'

Gold Ivies - Southern California

Pat Hammer's Top Plant Recommendation: Favorite Gold Ivies for Southern California. 
Narcissus
Plant Recommendations Julie and Steve Plath

Bulbs - Desert of Arizona

Julie Plath's Top Plant Recommendation: Favorite Bulbs for Deserts of Arizona.

California Natives - Southern California

3188 Sisso Doyle
Salvia clevelandii
Sisso Doyle's Top Plant Recommendations: Favorite California Natives for Southern…

California Native Trees - Southern…

26879 Greg Rubin
Quercus agrifolia
Greg Rubin's Top Plant Recommendation: Favorite California Native Trees.

Perennials - Mid-Atlantic

15525 Lois J. de Vries
Lavandula stoechas
 Lois J. de Vries' Top Plant Recommendation: Favorite Perennials for Mid-Atlantic.

Featured Plant Care

Growing Tomatoes

Tips on Growing Tomatoes - Southern California

in Edibles
One of the least-known treasure troves of information in San Diego County is that over…
Zuchinni Monthly Plant Care

Zuchinni Squash - (Cucurbita pepo 'Zucchini') - Monthly Plant Care Calendar

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

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

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

Bird of Paradise (Strelitzia reginae) - Monthly Plant Care Calendar

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

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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