9. What a Difference Mulch Makes

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These two trees were planted at the same time, the tree in Figure 9 never had grass planted but it was mulched straight away. The tree in Figure 10 had grass planted and watered more frequently to keep the grass alive. This tree was much worse and only improved when watering of grass was stopped due to restriction. Initially the tree in Figure 10 would have been over watered. The tree in Figure 9 was mulched and only watered when required.

Figure 9 Mulched Tree