Vegetable gardens can be mulched with organic materials, such as grass clippings, compost, coffee grounds and dry leaves. Inorganic mulch will last longer but won't add nutrients to the soil.
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Jenn Mercer is a Writer, Poet, and Translator (French > English) living in Raleigh, NC. She has Bachelors degrees in both English (Creative Writing) and French from NC State University. Mercer has been published in the Grapevine, Astropoetica, Talkin Blues, Nth Degree, the CATI Quarterly, The Fix, and Uncle John's Bathroom Reader for Kids.