Mulching Concepts

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Mulch has many benefits, including retaining moisture, preventing weeds, and controlling soil temperature. Learn to use mulch from a horticulturist in this free gardening video. View Video Transcript

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Leigh Anne Lomax

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Today, we're going to be talking about the important of mulching our garden areas. It's very important to use mulch. Because, it helps to conserve soil moisture. It also helps to reduce soil temperatures. It acts as a barrier for weed seed exterminating. And, it also is very esthetically pleasing. So, we want our gardens to have a beautiful appeal. But, the reason why we use this mulch why it's so important is that is has all these great benefits to the plants. Of course, when we're talking about gardening these days everybody's concerned about making sure we're conserving moisture. So, mulch can actually act as a barrier to prevent evaporation. It also helps reduce the soil temperatures, which is great for plants. Because, they don't really like to grow in soil that's a hundred and fifteen degrees. And, it also helps to prevent weed seed exterminating. Which, reduces competition for our plants. So, mulch has many many benefits.