Mulch

ibheriOctober 22, 2010

Is this a good time to be applying mulch ? I am getting some new beds made. The guy who does my lawn said he can mulch the old beds as well. I did not mulch earlier this year but did a round of manure (early spring)and want to apply mulch if this is a good time.

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sfmathews(7B/8A)

As far as I know, anytime is a good time to mulch. Doing so now would help prevent erosion of topsoil from winter rains.

    Bookmark   October 22, 2010 at 2:10PM
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beachplant(9b)

Mulch on!
Tally HO!

    Bookmark   October 27, 2010 at 12:19PM
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roselee z8b S.W. Texas

I apply mulch anytime I can get it! The only plants I have to watch when heavily mulched are tropical plants like plumbago and lemon yellow hardy hibiscus. If the plants have frozen back (some years they don't) and we have a wet rainy spring I pull the mulch back so the roots can warm.

    Bookmark   October 28, 2010 at 11:03AM
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ibheri

I did !! I must put up a picture, will do it. Got my Garden arch and Climbing Pinkie in the ground too..

    Bookmark   October 28, 2010 at 4:24PM
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roselee z8b S.W. Texas

Great! We'll be watching for your pictures :-)

    Bookmark   October 29, 2010 at 9:36AM
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