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Building Garden Soil With Wood Mulch - Organic Gardening
Mulch Wood mulch is available as bark, chips, nuggets, or shreds. Shredded mulch makes the most stable and comfortable walking surface and forms an interlocking mat that remains in place better during heavy rain or strong winds. Add an edging such as railroad ties, bricks, pavers, or stones to confine mulch to the patio area
How to mulch with grass clippings
How to use grass clippings as mulch in the garden.