Mulches for the Home Garden

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1980-11
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McCall, Wade W.
Nakagawa, Yukio
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University of Hawaii
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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.
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home gardening, mulching, vegetable growing
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McCall WW, Nakagawa Y. 1980. Mulches for the home garden. Honolulu (HI): University of Hawaii. 2 p. (General Home Garden Series; GHGS-07).
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2 pages
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