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Your plants are surviving in the wild. They are subject to a harsh environment that involves incredible heat and cold, damaging UV rays and even pests. For a long time I was simply not interested in mulch. I had no desire to get involved in pine straw, hay and any variety of other items. It wasn’t until I saw my plants suffer from things that mulch could have prevented that I began to give mulch its just due.
This article offers some great advice on the subject of mulch. It offers great ideas for items to be used as mulch. What I really enjoyed about this article are the many ways the author gets his mulch for free. There is only one thing better than mulching your plants and that’s using free mulch to do it.
Bonus: How To Grow a Backyard Supermarket
Having a backyard supermarket will allow you to grow pork and beef, chicken, organic eggs, non-GMO fresh fruits and veggies, including all the essential components you need to make your food staples, desserts, and even drinks.
If you are willing to put in a little elbow grease, this isn't too good to be true. The good news is that some of this can be automated.
Our great-grandfathers and great-grandmothers did this every single day. It's called "homesteading", and it can help you save money on food, furniture, tools, clothes, and much more!
This is as self-sufficient as it gets. Watch this eye-opening video to learn more:
Homesteading will take you back to the roots of your ancestors. It's not only a healthy, stress-reducing pursuit, it's a lifestyle.