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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

Peach Monthly Plant Care
Edibles Coastal Sage Gardening

Peach Tree (Prunus persica) - Monthly Plant Care Calendar

You can have these monthly Plant Care Reminders sent directly to you each month!
Siberian Iris
Bulbs, Corms and Rhizomes Julie Bawden-Davis

Iris sibirica - (Siberian Iris) - Monthly Plant Care Reminders

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

Wine & Roses (Weigela florida…

22684 Proven Winners
Wine and Roses Monthly Plant Care
You can have these monthly Plant Care Reminders sent directly to you each month!

Zuchinni Squash - (Cucurbita pepo…

13547 Julie Bawden-Davis
Zuchinni Monthly Plant Care
You can have these monthly Plant Care Reminders sent directly to you each month!

Buddleja davidii (Butterfly Bush) -…

8491 Steve Brigham
Buddleia Monthly Plant Care
You can have these monthly Plant Care Reminders sent directly to you each month!

Gardening Articles

Basil Basics
Plant Profiles Ron Vanderhoff

Basil Basics

Basil is certainly the most popular summer herb in local gardens.
Wild Tomatoes
Plant Profiles Ron Vanderhoff

The Legend of Orange County’s Wild Tomatoes

I often feel sorry for my daughter. But at least she’ll have plenty of stories to tell her children.

How to Start Seeds When Living in Cold Climates

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Cucumber Seedlings
Growing plants by starting them from seeds is one way to economically garden.

New Winter Wreaths

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DIY Wreath
December is a wonderful time of year in a southern garden.

10 Facts About Using Compost To Improve Your Lawn And Garden

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Using compost in your lawn and garden will help your plants flourish.

Plant Recommendations

Butterfly Vine
Plant Recommendations Jacqueline McGee

Vines or Vine Like - Southern California

Jacqueline McGee's Top Plant Recommendation: Favorite Vines or Vine-Like for Southern California.
Aloe cameronii
Plant Recommendations Julian Duval

Succulents for Pots on the Coast - Southern California

Julian Duval's Top Plant Recommendation: Favorite Succulents for Pots in Coastal Southern California.

Wax Begonias With Bigger Flowers for…

31550 Chris Eirschele
Begonia volumia
Chris Eirschele Top Plant Recommendations: Wax Begonias for Shade and Container Gardens.

Bamboos for Small Gardens - Southern…

6323 Jason Kubrock
Chusquea coronalis
Jason Kubrock's Top Plant Recommendation: Best Bamboos for Small Gardens in Southern…

Shade Tolerant Plants - South East…

5898 Linsey Evans
Linsey Evans
Linsey Evans' Top Plant Recommendations: Favorite Shade Tolerant Plants for South East…

Featured Plant Care

Zigzag Wattle Plant Care - photo courtesy Brian Walter via Wikipedia Commons

Zigzag Wattle (Acacia merinthophora) - Monthly Plant Care Calendar

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Agapanthus Monthly Plant Care

Lily of the Nile (Agapanthus orientalis) - Monthly Plant Care Calendar

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?
Hydrangea paniculata Monthly Plant Care

Hydrangea - Limelight (Hydrangea paniculata 'Limelight') - Monthly Plant Care Calendar

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Latest Articles

Edit Your Tagged Photos!

How to Edit or Remove A Plant "Tag" In Your Garden Photos

Instead of 'Tagging' your friends on Facebook, now you can 'Tag' your Plants in your…

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

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