Here’s a little primer on mulch placement. Keep mulch away from the bases of plants and trees. Trees can be harmed or killed by mulching too heavily around the trunk. Perennials and other plants can be smothered or damaged by heavy mulch around the crown as well. Mulch is a wonderful tool in the garden, but it pays to pay attention to placement. Brevities #OTD Today in 1926, the Green Bay Press-Gazette posted an article titled, “Ice Cream Grown on Vine in the yard of Former Kentuckian.” The article was about the fabulous Colonel Henry Wallace Johnston who, until the age of 50, had operated a hardware store in...Read More
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