Why is mulching important?

Mulching is an important step in improving your soils and the performance of your plants.

Why is mulching important?

What is mulch used for?

Mulch is used to:

  • retain moisture
  • contribute to soil health
  • help suppress weeds
  • regulate soil temperature and protect seedlings

For these reasons and more, mulching is one the best things you can do for your garden.

In temperate Australia, mulch in best applied in late winter and spring. The soil is...

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