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Is Wood Chip Mulch Actually Good for Your Garden?

Mulch is a layer of material that you spread over the surface of your soil when you want to improve fertility, reduce weed growth, improve/change the visual aesthetic, and/or to improve moisture retention. Is woodchip mulch good for your garden? Yes, it is. Woodchip mulch improves the overall health and moisture retention of your soil …

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The 12 Principles of Permaculture Explained

Permaculture was first introduced as a concept in the 1970s by David Holmgren and Bill Mollison while the two were studying environmental design at a university in Australia. Despite the fact that it is not a necessarily modern concept, many people have never heard of permaculture. The idea behind permaculture is simple. Holmgren and Mollison …

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