Mulch in a garden is a layer of material on top of the bed which maintains soil moisture, moderates its temperature, and in some cases can help improve its texture and fertility. Sites with information explaining what mulch is, how to successfully mulch, and how to create a mulch are listed here.

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Is There a Difference in Red Mulch?
Description of a research project evaluating various red-colored plastic mulches. Conclusions about which give rise to the highest plant yields.
Much Ado About Leaves
Suggestions for using shredded leaves for composting or as a winter mulch to protect tender plants in the garden.
Mulches for Enhanced, Low-Cost, Low-Maintenance Landscapes
Provides definition of mulch, discusses benefits, application methods, and how to water through mulch. Also lists many organic and inorganic mulch materials, with brief descriptions, pros, and cons.
Mulches for Gardens and Landscapes
Article explaining the different types of mulch and how they should be applied in the garden.
Sweet Peet
Manufacturer of an organic mulch. Site gives usage information and a list of dealers who carry it.
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