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Mulch in Moderation

Mulch in Moderation

I used to disdain people who spread mulch on their flower beds and shrub borders. I thought, “Are they too lazy to weed?” My own flowerbeds were always mulch-free. I did have to spend a lot of time weeding though, especially during May and June. However, after many years of landscaping for clients throughout northern […]

Dogs in the Garden

A letter to the editor warns dog owners to cover their compost piles so their pets can’t eat what’s inside. I’m in the office today, but I’ll bet my dog is in the vegetable garden right now. And I doubt she’s staying on the paths. Unlike the family dogs that have patrolled my garden in […]