mulching newly planted roses and hollies

Zone 80909 | added on September 17, 2016 | Answered

In Colorado Springs, when is the very best time to put on the shredded cedar (medium, without coloring) mulch to my holly bushes and roses?

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    Answered on September 18, 2016

    Mulching is especially beneficial both in fall and spring, and can be useful at other times of year as well. September or October is a great time to mulch the area above the root systems of your shrubs to shield them from the late fall and winter cold.

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