Learning to Grow: Mastering mulch
Every two to three years in the spring we perform a ritual at our house that is repeated at many other homes in our area – the spreading of the mulch. This has become such a tradition it should be noted on our calendars as Mulch Day! This year as I watched the truck dump a huge pile of mulch on our driveway I started thinking about why we do this. What is the purpose of mulch? Are there right and wrong ways to spread it?