Tag Archives: mulch

Mad As An Old Wet Hen

That’s the phrase my grandmother used all the time to describe one of her sisters.  I’m not kidding when I say that every story she told about my great-aunt ended with this phrase.  She obviously had quite a temper and, although I never witnessed one of those tantrums, I treaded lightly around her. That’s how I […]

There's so much to do!

At this point in spring, my body is racing back and forth in a frantic fury trying to get all the garden chores done before it gets too hot.  And there is so much I want to show you! Right now my flower beds can be described in one word. Pitiful.  I really didn’t want to show […]

How much mulch is too much mulch?

Does this bother anyone else but me? Mulch volcanos. They’re everywhere. Are they really necessary? This much? Don’t get me wrong.   I am a big fan of mulch. To me, a flower bed without mulch is like uncombed hair or a badly wrinkled shirt.  It’s still my flower bed, it just looks unkept. But this?? This […]