Friday, May 28, 2010

Beat the Heat! Summer Prep Advice

'Mulch' is not a pretty word. But as Shakespeare almost said, call mulch by any other name and it would still smell like ... mulch. It would also still do great things for your garden, providing protective cover, weed-control, erosion resistance, and nutrients for your soil.

And now we learn it does something else very important: it can provide critical protection for your garden against summer heat. From
To prepare your garden for the summer, you should apply mulch around all vegetables, fruits, flowers, vines, shrubs and trees.
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