Adding mulch to your vegetable garden is one of the best things you can do this year! Mulch is an attractive way to cover your garden resulting in countless benefits which include retaining moisture and nourishing your plants year round. Back to Eden Gardening promotes the use of wood chips as the premiere mulch for growing fruits and vegetables. Wood chips are a free resource that can be delivered directly to your address using the free Chip Drop app.
Before you make a request or free wood chips, take a minute to figure out, "how much mulch do I need to cover my garden?" The Back to Eden Gardening method recommends adding a depth of at least 3-4 inches of wood chip mulch to your vegetable garden.
This is the best mulch calculator that you can customize to measure your garden area and easily calculate how much mulch you need for your garden and orchard.