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Journey to a Low Water Use Garden, Step 2: Sheet Mulch

Sheet Mulching. Having Grossly Underestimated the Quantity of Wood Chips Required, We Order More.

How to get rid of the prettiest, lushest lawn in the neighborhood AND end up with a good base for my new drought-tolerant plants? Thanks to YouTube, I quickly had the answer: sheet mulch. The basic idea is that you  leave your lawn in place, cover it with cardboard and wood chips (the sheet) and then wait for nature (and microorganisms) to turn your lawn into compost right where it is (aka mulch). Very little effort, very little expense. Sounded […]

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