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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.

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Plant Care Reminders

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Herbs Mr. Mitch

Plant Care Reminders - Herbs - Sunset Zone 24

Do you live In coastal southern California? Do you grow any of these Herbs?
White Ginger Lily Monthly Plant Care

Hedychium coronarium (White Ginger Lily) - Monthly Plant Care Calendar

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

Vitis californica (California Wild…

3637 Julie Bawden-Davis
California Wild Grape Monthly Plant Care
You can have these monthly Plant Care Reminders sent directly to you each month!

Peach Tree (Prunus persica) - Monthly…

22377 Coastal Sage Gardening
Peach Monthly Plant Care
You can have these monthly Plant Care Reminders sent directly to you each month!

Hosta la Vista - Baby

25976 Sandie Parrott
Hosta Care
Everyone knows about Hosta, don’t they? Did you know some varieties grow in sun?

Gardening Articles

Eucalyptus Forest
Soil Ron Vanderhoff

A Poison Forest? Gardening under Eucalyptus

I live just outside a large Eucalyptus forest. As I look out the window, across my garden and over the fence I can see hundreds of old, 50 to 75 foot Eucalyptus.
Land Slide in Lake Forest
Landscape and Design Ron Vanderhoff

That’s a Slippery Slope - Hillside Planting For Erosion Control

Last week my little rain gauge mounted on my fence reached its capacity and overflowed.

Matilija Poppy a California Plant Icon

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Matilija Poppy
As most gardeners know, the California Poppy is the official state flower of California. 

The Great Bee Rescue

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Bee Removal Knife
Upon learning our home of so many years was probably going to make it through an escrow,

How to kill a lawn

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Killing a Lawn
The lawn that just won’t die! Surprisingly perhaps, that’s exactly the fear that many…

Plant Recommendations

Salvia pachyphylla
Plant Recommendations Andy Maycen

Salvia - Best California Native - Flower Interest - Southern California

Andy Maycen's Top Plant Recommendation: Favorite Salvia - Best California Native Flower Interest.
Cedrus atlantica

Blue - Green Foliage - Southern California

Don Walker's Top Plant Recommendation: Favorite Blue - Green Foliage for Southern California.

Vines for Birds & Butterflies -…

6268 Maureen Austin
Mexican Flame Vine
Maureen Austins' Top Plant Recommendations: Favorite Vines for Birds & Butterflies for…

Bamboos for Small Gardens - Southern…

6414 Jason Kubrock
Chusquea coronalis
Jason Kubrock's Top Plant Recommendation: Best Bamboos for Small Gardens in Southern…

Features in the Garden - Southern…

5036 Bill Teague
Bill Teague
Bill Teague's Top Plant Recommendation: Favorite Features in the Garden.

Featured Plant Care

Ceanothus Monthly Plant Care

Lilac - California (Ceanothus spp) - Monthly Plant Care Calendar

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

Lavender - English (Lavandula angustifolia) - Monthly Plant Care Reminders

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

Avocado - Haas (Persea americana 'Haas') - Monthly Plant Care Calendar

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

Plant Care Recommendations - Shrubs - Sunset Zone 24

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Do you live In coastal southern California? Do you grow any of these plants?

Latest Articles

Join the Mulch and get a bunch of Walking onion bulblets!

Join the Mulch & Get a Free Bunch of Walking Onion Bulblets!

We'd like you to join theMulch and start using all of the great tools we've created to…
Jungle Music Palms and Cycads

Jungle Music Palms, Cycads & Tropical Plants Fall Newsletter

Rare and Exotic Palms, Cycads and Tropical Plants junglemusic.net Hello! You may already…

Popular Articles

Baseball Field Maintenance

Baseball Field Maintenance - A General Guide for Fields of All Levels

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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

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Jungle Music Palms and Cycads is a family owned and operated business established in 1977
Microgreens

What are Microgreens and How to Grow Them

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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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