Mulch Or Plant Flowers First - Knowledgebase Question

Fort Wright, KY
Question by lyndaannbake
March 24, 1999
Should I mulch first then plant flowers or plant flowers first then mulch?

Answer from NGA
March 24, 1999


In general, it doesn't matter which you do first. It is usually better in the spring to plant first and mulch later. Once you mulch the soil will not heat up as fast and early plantings can be delayed a bit if you mulch right away.

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