Driving into town the other day, I was depressed about how this mulch thing has really gotten out of hand.
Every tree looked like a telephone pole sticking out of a rounded mound or orange-looking mulch. All I could think was “poor trees.”
I keep writing about it, but is doesn’t seem people getting the message that too much mulch is a bad thing.
I know, some people have been liberated, but we still have some more work to do.
The bottom line: 2 inches of coarse mulch that is not piled around the trunk.
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