9 of the Worst Mulching Mistakes That Are Easy to Avoid
Your plants will be happier and healthier when you know the do’s and don’ts of using mulch in your garden.
Grass Growing Up Through Mulch
My husband and I just finished landscaping the front yard of our first home. In an effort to cut the amount of work down, we dug out holes in the yard to plant our plants but did not dig out all the grass surrounding the plants. My husband assured me that the dirt and mulch we were spreading over the area would kill the grass beneath, and we wouldn't have to worry too much about grass growing up through it. It's a week later, and there is grass popping up all over. What can I do about this?
Shotgun Fungus Can Shoot Black Spots on Your House—Here's How to Avoid the Mess
It may look unsightly, but it's not harmful.
What Are the Foamy Yellow Piles on My Mulch?
A builder landscaped our new home, sodding the front lawn and planting various perennials and shrubs. The plants are surrounded by mulch. About a week ago, I saw two foamy yellow piles on the mulch. What is it, and how do I get rid of it?
How to Choose the Best Type of Mulch for Your Landscape
Here's what you need to know to before you buy.