Now that spring is here again, what should you do with that old mulch that has served you – and your plants – so well? You may be tempted to simply throw another layer on top of the year-old (or more) mulch that’s already there. But that would be a mistake.
There’s nothing that gives the Hoosier heart quite the boost as seeing the gentle rise of bulbs popping forth from the cold ground, buds bursting forth on trees and the gentle weeping willow branches turning magnificent chartreuse as temperatures warm. But as most homeowners know, this is no time to dilly dally or wax poetic about “a young man’s fancy …” This is the time to hit the ground running.