Other forms of mulch have been suggested, but the soil mulch is the only practical one.
The early clipping and the mulch cause increase in yield of seed.
This stirring will form a mulch of dry soil on the surface, and this will hold the water.
It is very injurious, but it may be applied on the surface as a mulch, with safety.
mulch hybrid perpetuals if a dry season, and give liquid manure for the second blooming.
To provide a mulch of dry soil so as to prevent the evaporation of moisture.
The blades are so placed that they slip under the surface, letting the soil fall back so that a mulch is formed.
When the mulch begins to decay, remove it, and apply fresh clippings.
The good tilth thus secured will be in a degree preserved by the continued addition of the mulch.
This, however, may be no disadvantage unless the mulch were finally to be removed.
1650s, probably from a noun use of Middle English molsh (adj.) "soft, moist" (early 15c.), from Old English melsc, milisc "mellow, sweet," from Proto-Germanic *mil-sk- (cf. Dutch mals "soft, ripe," Old High German molawen "to become soft," German mollig "soft"), from PIE root *mel- "soft" (see mild).
1802, from mulch (n.). Related: Mulched; mulching.