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Shredded leaves, grass clippings, hay, straw, pine needles and other yard materials can be used as mulch. Mulch should be placed around flowers, vegetables, bushes, and trees.
Mulch provides the following benefits:
As natural mulch decomposes, it provides nutrients to plants and soil
Helps control insects and diseases
Keeps soil warmer during the winter
moisture in the soil
Reduces the need for watering and weeding
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