Troubleshooting common mulch problems

January 22, 2018 -  By

Most landscape professionals understand mulching is one of the most important ways to maintain healthy landscape plants. When applied correctly, mulch prevents water evaporation from the soil, reduces weed growth, helps maintain an even soil temperature and provides many more benefits.

But, mulching is not without its problems. Here are a few common mulching pitfalls and fixes, courtesy of Joey Williamson, Ph.D., horticulture extension agent with Clemson University.

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About the Author:

Marisa Palmieri is an experienced Green Industry editor who's won numerous awards for her coverage of the landscape and golf course markets from the Turf & Ornamental Communicators Association (TOCA), the Press Club of Cleveland and the American Society of Business Publication Editors (ASBPE). In 2007, ASBPE named her a Young Leader. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Journalism, cum laude, from Ohio University’s Scripps School of Journalism.

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