What Type of Mulch Is Best for a Vegetable Garden?

The best mulch for vegetables is a partially decomposed compost, because it doesn't use too much nitrogen and will decompose throughout the growing season.

Keywords: decomposing, compost, nitrogen

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Jill Harness has written on a variety of subjects for more than 10 years. Her work has appeared in various print and online publications, including "San Diego City Beat," "Mental Floss," Rue The Day! and Neatorama. Harness has a Bachelor of Arts in journalism from San Francisco State University.