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Soulful Plotting

January 28, 2011

Mulch:

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.

Compost:

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.  
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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2 comments

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

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