Compost Versus Mulch

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Compost versus mulch

Compost Versus Mulch Compost is a form of mulch, but mulch is not necessarily compost. Mulch is any material, organic or inorganic, that is spread over the surface of the soil. Its purpose is to protect the soil from erosion, help retain moisture, moderate soil temperature, and suppress weed growth. Common organic mulches include wood […]

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