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Good To Grow- Mulching Your Landscapes

Levi Carlos
Cacti for sale at the Flora Fest in the Chihuahua Desert Garden on the University of Texas at El Paso campus on Saturday April 30, 2022.

On this episode of Good To Grow Denise, Jan, and John offer insight on the benefits of applying mulch to your gardens and the different kinds of mulch you can use around your gardens. Listen to the hosts get specific on how to use mulch around your garden and how mulch can be used to provide nutrients to your garden. Adding mulch to your yard can also help lower your water bill by limiting the amount of evaporation from your garden, learn more in this weeks episode of Good To Grow.

Denise S. Rodriguez, County Administrator and Horticulture Extension Agent, is an El Paso native who earned her BS and MS in Horticulture at New Mexico State University. Denise previously worked at the AgriLife Research Center at El Paso where she was part of a research team focusing on determining the drought and salt tolerance of low water use plants in urban horticulture. She has tailored her home gardens to be kid friendly in hopes of inspiring her own children to engage in gardening.
John White is a co-host of Good To Grow on KTEP and a curator of the Chihuahua Desert Garden at the University of Texas at El Paso. John is a professional Horticulturist and earned his Masters of Science in Horticulture from New Mexico State University.