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Continued: Digging In: Much ado about mulch

  • Article by: NANCY ROSE
  • Last update: August 16, 2009 - 10:28 AM

Remove mulch gradually in the spring, but keep some mulch handy in case emerging plants need to be covered again for a frosty night or two.

Reuse winter mulch as mulch in the summer vegetable garden or add it to your compost pile.

Nancy Rose is a horticulturist with the University of Minnesota Extension. To ask her a gardening question, call 612-673-9073 and leave a message. She will answer questions in this column only.

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