Some use tobacco stems as a mulch about Asters instead of manure.
To provide a mulch of dry soil so as to prevent the evaporation of moisture.
They should have a summer mulch to intercept the radiation of moisture from the soil.
The only available material for a mulch in most instances is the soil itself.
The early clipping and the mulch cause increase in yield of seed.
It is very injurious, but it may be applied on the surface as a mulch, with safety.
All 175 goes to form new soil, or to fertilize or mulch the old.
Other plants may be able to get along with a mulch of grass-clippings from the lawn.
Others advise leaving the clippings to act as a sort of mulch.
It is well to mulch these plants during the hot, dry weather of summer.