mulch

A protective covering, usually organic, placed around plants to keep in moisture and prevent the \ growth of weeds.

Mulch

Any material applied to the top of soil around plants which help conserve moisture, enrich the soil, suppress weeds or warm the ground

Mulch

A mulch is a layer of material applied to the surface of an area of soil. Its purpose is any or all of the following: A mulch is usually but not exclusively organic in nature. It may be permanent (e.g. plastic sheeting) or temporary (e.g. bark chips). It may be applied to bare soil, or around existing plants. Mulches of manure or compost will be i...
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Mulch

The woody material which after being processed into chips can be laid down over the rooting area of a plant to reduce weed growth and retain moisture.
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Mulch

• (n.) Half-rotten straw, or any like substance strewn on the ground, as over the roots of plants, to protect from heat, drought, etc., and to preserve moisture. • (v. t.) To cover or dress with mulch.
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mulch

<botany> A natural or artificial layer of ground-up plants or other materials applied to the soil surface. ... (09 Oct 1997) ...
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mulch

(from the article `gardening`) ...and the requirements of the particular crop. Different crops have different fertilizer needs. Manures are generally best dug into the ground in ... ...quality without aggravating diseases. Cultivation combined with winter cover cropping has been used widely in grape, peach, cherry, bush fruit, ... Mu...
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mulch

noun a protective covering of rotting vegetable matter spread to reduce evaporation and soil erosion
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Mulch

Mulch noun [ Confer mull dirt, also Prov. German mulsch , molsch , rotten, soft, mellow, as fruit.] Half-rotten straw, or any like substance strewn on the ground, as over the roots of plants, to protect from heat, drought, etc., and to preserve moisture.
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Mulch

Mulch transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Mulched ; present participle & verbal noun Mulching .] To cover or dress with mulch.
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Mulch

A layer (usually of organic material), spread around the base of plants to conserve moisture, condition the soil, feed the plants and inhibit the growth of weeds.
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Mulch

A layer of loose organic material spread thickly over the ground, to minimize weeds, help the intended plants retain moisture (keeps as much water from evaporating from the soil), and will keep the ground cooler – protecting tender roots from severe heat.
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Mulch

A layer of material (wood chips, straw, leaves, etc.) placed around plants to hold moisture, prevent weed growth, and enrich or sterilize the soil.
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Mulch

A layer of material covering the soil surface to exclude sunlight.
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Mulch

A layer of material placed over the ground, for the purposes of feeding the soil, conserving moisture, stopping weeds germinating, keeping the soil warm or protecting from heavy rain. Organic mulches include manure, compost, leafmould, bark, straw or newspaper; non-organic materials include black polythene, carpet and gravel. See mulching page
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Mulch

A layer of material placed over the ground, for the purposes of feeding the soil, conserving moisture, stopping weeds germinating, keeping the soil warm or protecting from heavy rain. Organic mulches include manure, compost, leafmould, bark, straw or newspaper; non-organic materials include black polythene, carpet and gravel. See mulching page
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Mulch

A layer of material such as bark or compost placed on the soil surface around a plant for the purpose of feeding, weed control &/or insulation.
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Mulch

A material applied in a layer to soil surface to suppress weeds, conserve temperature and maintain a cool, even root temperature.
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Mulch

A material applied to the surface of a soil to conserve moisture, stabilize soil temperature, suppress weed growth, protect plant roots from heat or cold, or to keep fruit clean.
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Mulch

A natural or artificial layer of plant residue or other material on the soil surface. Mulch reduces
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Mulch

A protective covering spread on the ground to inhibit weed growth and conserve soil moisture.
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mulch

A protective covering that is spread on the ground around plants to inhibit evaporation and weed growth, control soil temperature, enrich the soil, or prevent the dispersal of pathogens. It may be organic material such as leaves, peat, or wood chips, or inorganic material such as plastic sheeting.
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Mulch

A protective covering, usually of organic matter such as leaves, straw, or peat, placed around plants to prevent the evaporation of moisture, the freezing of roots, and the growth of weeds. Also used in walkways.
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Mulch

A surface layer spread over the ground to conserve moisture, suppress weeds and maintain a good soil texture. Mulches may be organic, such as manure, compost, bark chips or cocoa shells, or non-organic, for example, stones, gravel or polythene sheeting.
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Mulch

an organic or inorganic material used to cover soil in order to hold in more moisture, eliminate weeds, regulate soil temperature and more – more information about types of mulch and its benefits here
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