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noun as in fertilization

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Deep mulching is very beneficial; it preserves the moisture, and protects from excessive heat.

Mulching preserves the soil in a moist, loose condition, and is a good preventive of mildew.

Now, in the third week of November, the most pressing work is the collecting of leaves for mulching and leaf-mould.

Mulching prevents the growth of some weeds, because it removes from them the fostering heat of the sun.

The fact that beech-leaves are very slow to rot makes them useful in the garden for mulching and protecting plants from frost.


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On this page you'll find 8 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to mulching, such as: covering, dressing, enrichment, preparation, spreading, and liming.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.