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Could I put mulch in all kinds of flowers, annuals etc. Would it be good for them since I don't have any in the garden at the moment. thank you

Submitted: 03:43PM, 02 Jun 2012
Answer: Hi Lyn,

Mulching is a good way of conserving soil moisture especially in Summer. It protects surface roots and reduces evaporation. It also helps maintain an even soil temperature and discourages many weeds from growing.
The best mulches are loose material that allow most rain and irrigation water to run through the soil. The depth of the mulch should vary with its coarseness, from shallow for the finest to thicker for the coarsest (2-8 cm).

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