Mulches typically serve two purposes in your garden. First, they retain moisture by creating a barrier between the soil and the air. Second, they suppress weeds. But how do you know what mulch to use where?
We always hear talk on the news about the effects of global warming and what we can do about it. There are lots of comments on what industry should do to reduce greenhouse gasses, but what can we as individuals do?
The media is a very powerful source of information and influence. Organic gardening comes up in the media again and again. But there's more information that's missing on the side of organics than what's commonly presented.