May 1, 2018

The use of shredded wood mulch, while wide spread, is fairly recent in origin, and there is no natural equivalent to this covering of shredded wood. 

Why mulch?  To insulate, to prevent water loss, to inhibit seed germination and the growth of unwanted weeds (by blockin...

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Unfortunately, most people have limited gardening ability or environmental ethic; including many "professionals" employed to choose, install and maintain plants and design landscapes. This page highlights specific examples of the incompetence and deficiency with commentary on remedy or recommendation for course of action. Examples are numerous and easy to find -- rarely requiring me to travel far from home.  Hopefully, these postings will make the task of finding examples more difficult.

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