Tag: mulch

Leaf Litter Really Is Perfectly Natural

UNITED STATES—Forests lack gardeners. In the wild, there is no one to rake fallen leaves or blow them away. Foliage falls from trees and...

Mulch Is Imitation Of Nature

UNITED STATES—Every living thing in our gardens came from the wild somewhere. A few plants might be natives trying to adapt to synthetic landscapes....

Mulch Suits Autumn Quite Naturally

UNITED STATES—It is silly for us to think that we know more about gardening that the plants who live out in the garden full...

To Mulch Is Not Enough

UNITED STATES—Most plants would prefer the real thing; how they do it in the wild. They drop their leaves, flowers and twigs. Deciduous plants...

Two Birds With Many Stones

UNITED STATES—Fads are not necessarily bad ideas. Some evolve out of good ideas. Others are recycled old ideas that worked. The current popularity of...
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