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The Many Faces of Mulch 

Mulch comes in many different forms; hay, straw, shredded leaves, newspaper, wood chips, pine needles, grass clippings and shredded bark to name a few. Did you know that mulch is not only used for aesthetics? It also helps will soil erosion, suppresses weeds, keeps soil cool and keeps moisture in to feed your plants during those hot, sunny days. Organic mulches also help improve the soil’s fertility, as they decompose.

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