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SAN ANGELO, TX — The City of San Angelo hired a contractor to grind up the tree limbs and branches citizens deposited at the three emergency trash drop-off locations. This morning, workers were hard at work at San Angelo Stadium’s...
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Mulch is certainly not a new topic. Gardening experts have advocated applying mulch to garden beds for years. During the hottest and coldest months, I spend a great deal of time bringing mulch into the garden for pathways as well...
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As the weather warms in springtime, we don’t need the winter comforter any more. And neither does the garden. A layer of mulch — valuable insulation in late winter — can become an obstacle in spring if new shoots can’t...
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Spring mulching, done now, can suppress weeds, add nutrients, help conserve soil moisture through the summer – and it certainly makes the garden look better. Fall mulch does the same and can also reduce the freeze/thaw cycles that can heave...
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A lot of gardeners are quick with the mulch, wanting to get a fresh coat of shredded hardwood or wood chips over the garden beds ASAP to choke off weeds and make the yard “look nice.” Now is fine to...
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In October, plant festivals sprout like orange cosmos after a good rain. And just like that cheery, self- seeding landscape staple, they’re an excellent source of inexpensive, easy-to-grow delights. Whether you’re new to Florida gardening, a veteran in search of...
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Garden mulch Tom MacCubbinContact Reporter Which garden mulch is best for you and your garden? A visit to the local garden center finds several different mulches but not all of them.  Mulch could be those chunks of bark or maybe...
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Tom MacCubbinContact ReporterIN THE GARDEN Almanac Average temperatures: High 85, low 65 Rainfall: 2.73 inches The moon 1. Moon phases •Last quarter: Oct. 4 •New moon Oct. 12 •First quarter Oct. 20 •Full moon Oct. 27 2. Moon sign planting...
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The public playground in Bandon, a small town on the blustery coast of Oregon, has everything a kid could want. Swings and an orange, twisting slide, even a bright blue boat. But after the playground was installed in 2009, some...
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Placing top dressing on a finished landscape bed may sound like an easy final step, but with any process there is room for improvement. Here are some tips from contractors on how to best avoid mulch mayhem. Training the team....
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