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Mulches for the Home Garden

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Title:Mulches for the Home Garden
Authors:McCall, Wade W.
Nakagawa, Yukio
Keywords:home gardening
vegetable growing
Date Issued:Nov 1980
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).
Series:General Home Garden Series
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.
Pages/Duration:2 pages
Appears in Collections: General Home Garden Series, 1973 - 1987

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