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Title: Mulches for the Home Garden 
Author: McCall, Wade W.; Nakagawa, Yukio
Date: 1980-11
Publisher: University of Hawaii
Citation: McCall WW, Nakagawa Y. 1980. Mulches for the home garden. Honolulu (HI): University of Hawaii. 2 p. (General Home Garden Series; GHGS-07).
Abstract: Mulch is used in the home garden to control weeds, conserve moisture, and reduce irrigation. Use of mulches also reduces soil temperature; prevents soil erosion; prevents vegetables from contacting the soil; which keeps them clean; prevents soil rot disease; allows harvest more quickly after rain or
irrigation; and adds organic matter when mixed with the soil.
Series/Report No.: General Home Garden Series
Pages/Duration: 2 pages
Keywords: home gardening, mulching, vegetable growing

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