Mulch is organic material that covers the soil to stop weed growth and promote healthy gardens. It retains nutrients and moisture in the soil and increases biological activity in the soil - especially worms and good microbes.
The most tedious part of traditional gardening is the digging - it can be
back breaking! Imagine if you only needed to dig that garden bed once
and then no more digging! The good news is it's possible! That is IF you
plan ahead and IF you put a bit of effort into creating the basic bed! It's
simply called No-Dig Gardening.
As our state experiences the effects of a drying climate, more Western
Australians are choosing water-wise approaches to gardening. By taking a
fresh look at how you garden you can be part of the solution, reduce your
water use and still have a great looking garden.