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Jonny Nichols Landscape Maintenance
(302) 697-2200
273 Walnut Shade Rd
Dover, DE
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Landscaping Services

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Dover Redner's Market
(302) 678-3106
88 Salt Creek Drive
Dover, DE
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Vegetables

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Ronny's Market, Inc.
(302) 653-6288
5580 Dupont Pkwy
Smyrna, DE
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Groundcovers, Perennials, Plants, Shrubs, Trees, Vines

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Hill's Fresh Plants & Produce
(302) 422-4450
1795 Milford Harrington Hwy
Milford, DE
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Annuals, Bulbs, Chemicals, Crop Protection, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Groundcovers, Horticulture Companies, Mulch, Perennials, Pest Control Supplies, Plants, Roses, Seed, Seeds, Shrubs, Trees, Wildflower Seed

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Rommel's Ace Hardware
(302) 674-9100
301a Independence Avenue
Dover, DE
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Vegetables

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Rommel's Ace Hardware
(302) 674-9100
301a Independence Avenue
Dover, DE
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Vegetables

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The Barn Nursery & Landscape Center
(302) 492-8253
1318 Tuxward Rd
Hartly, DE

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Garden Hose Nursery
(302) 492-8289
1081 Halltown Rd
Marydel, DE

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Cruz & Lopez Landscaping
(410) 869-2310
18240 Lepore Rd
Marydel, MD

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Gateway Garden Center
(302) 239-2727
7277 Lancaster Pike
Hockessin, DE
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Annuals, Aquatics, Arrangement Accessories, Boots / Clogs, Bulbs, Business Services, Ceramic, Terra Cotta & Stone Containers, Chemicals, Clothing, Conifers / Evergreens, Container Plants, Containers, Containers - Decorative, Crop Protection, Fertilizers, Fire Pits / Outdoor Fireplaces, Fountains - Decorative, Furniture / Structures, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Gardening Tools, Gardening Supplies, Greenhouse Supplies & Equipment, Groundcovers, Hand T…

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Mulch | Use mulch to make your garden stand out

Use mulch to make your garden stand out

The questions of whether to use mulch, how often to use it and which mulching material is best can be complex. This is why many inexperienced gardeners choose to skip it entirely. But did you know that proper mulching is vital to creating a lush, healthy garden in any climate? Mulch not only protects against the weather, it also enriches the soil and reduces weeds and pests. This simple guide to garden and landscaping mulches will help you create the garden paradise of your dreams.

Applying Garden Mulch

Mulch serves a variety of beneficial purposes in all kinds of gardens, including both flower gardens and vegetable gardens. Thus, it is important to mulch frequently. Before the growing season begins, apply a generous layer of mulch to allow your soil to retain heat. Early mulching can help you seed or transplant early, thereby boosting both growth and yield in the long run. However, consult a gardening book to be certain you are not mulching too early, as excessively cool, damp conditions can rot your seeds and seedlings.

Add an additional layer of mulch from time to time to keep it at a steady level, especially if weather conditions wash away the top of your mulch layer. If you are growing plants into the fall and early winter, apply another generous layer of mulch to help your soil retain its warmth and resist freezing.

Selecting a Type of Landscaping Mulch

There is a wide range of mulch types available, and it is essential to select the correct one to suit your garden's specific needs. Homemade mulch – made with grass or yard clippings, dead leaves or even compost – costs nothing and is easy to apply. It pays to learn effective composting techniques, as they make for a particularly nutritious mulch.

Mulch mats are another handy option; these coverings are usually made of rubber and provide the benefits of mulch without any fuss.

However, if you have a large garden, are growing specialty plants or want t...

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