What is the best kind of mulch to put on a vegetable garden to help retain moisture and help shade the roots of my tomato plants?
Best Mulch for Vegetable Garden
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
A mulch of grass clippings or shredded leaves will retain moisture and reduce weeds. Other good options for mulch in the veggie garden include shredded bark or straw. Here is an article that you may find helpful: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/garden-how-to/info/whats-the-best-mulch-for-my-garden.htm