A Big Pile of Mulch

Saturday I received a truck load of mulch.  The pile is about 3′ high by 12′ long by about 4′ wide.  This is a very thick mulch and I wasn’t able to use it for gardening so I decided to use it as a ground cover in an area that has some moringas, a citrus tree and 2 guavas. 

This is turing out to be a HUGE job.  I worked for over 10 hours  already.  I put three layers of news paper down, wet it and then covered with mulch.  I got this idea from watching “Back to Eden” which is a GREAT video on sustainable gardening. 

Working in sand is no fun as you can see but the mulch pile is going down.  I would really like my whole yard to be covered with mulch as all of grass died several year ago.  Anyone want to come help?

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10 Responses to A Big Pile of Mulch

  1. Melanie Thurman says:

    Where in the world did you get all that mulch and why so much?

  2. I was thinking that is what you would end up doing with it…”It was a God thing!”

  3. thebeadden says:

    That looks like a lot of hard work! Well worth it in the end though. 🙂

  4. thebeadden says:

    I hope your property is spared. Will be thinking of you.

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