Soulful Plotting

January 28, 2011


A thick, organic matter (leaves, straw, bark, wood chips, and more) placed over soil to suppress weeds, prevent moisture evaporation, maintain soil temperature, and keep roots from freezing.


A blend of decayed, organic material such as manure and vegetation used to fertilize or improve the soil’s structure with rich nutrients.


Note:  For your convenience, a ‘Glossary’ page is now available on the sidebar. On the fourth Friday, I will add each month’s terms.  









  1. Thank you for pointing out the difference between Mulch and Compost. The two terms can be easily confused. bernadine


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