Last Updated: 4/11/09
|Date||What was mulched||How many loads of mulch||Mulch source||Weather||How long it took|
|4/13/08||Big pond from overflow to azalea||3||Pickup load #1||50 degrees F||2 hours||4/17/08||Colorado blue spruce, butterfly bush, maple, beech, wild plum, yellow butterfly bush, pawpaw, rose of Sharon, paw paw, and purple smoke tree.||2||Pickup load #1||60 degrees F; nice||1.5 hours|
|4/17/08||Big pond from azalea to brick patio||3||Pickup load #1||60 degrees F; nice||2 hours|
|4/22/08||Raspberry, apple tree, weigela, Washington hawthorne, pear, Bradford pear, crabapple, milkweed, willow and butterfly bush, pawpaw and white pine, gum tree, rhododendron, azalea, golden rain tree, and double Japanese yellow rose.||2.5||Pickup load #1||65 degrees F; nice||1.5 hours|
|4/22/08||Big pond from brick patio to outlet||2.5||Pickup load #1||70 degrees F; nice||2 hours|
|4/27/08||5 new trees mom planted in the shade||1||Pickup load #1||60 degrees F; raining||30 minutes|
|4/29/08||Big pond from outlet to north side||1.5||Pickup load #1||65 degrees F||1.5 hours|
|5/7/08||Big pond from northeast side to northwest side||2||Pickup load #1||83 degrees F||1.5 hours|
|5/11/08||New red buckeye tree||A bucket||Pickup load #1||75 degrees F||10 min.|
|5/14/08||Cages out front - red bud, fig tree, crape myrtle, lilac, flowering almond, unknown crabapple?, crabapple, red currant, blueberry, red currant, yellow rain tree, horsechestnut, royal paulownia, scotch broom||3||Pickup load #1||73 degrees F||2 hours|
|5/18/08||Three new plants - native azalea, spice bush, and service berry||0.5||Pickup load #1||70 degrees F||20 minutes|
|5/25/08||Three new plants - replacement fringe tree (dead it seems), chokeberry, and little blueberry||0.5||Pickup load #1, getting yucky!||75 degrees F||20 minutes|
|6/8/08||Big pond, far northwest corner, patchwork||3||Pickup load #2, fresh off the truck||85 to 90 degrees F||2 hours (10:15 am to 12:15 pm)|
|6/22/08||Elderberry, butterfly bush, and variegated willow||1||Pickup load #2||84 degrees F||30 minutes|
|7/4/08||"Weeping" cherry tree, wisteria vine, new chokeberry (just done recently), new other tree near two dead fringe trees (a redo too), big crabapple out back, little mulberry out back||1||Pickup load #2||82 degrees F||1 hour (I was crampy)|
|7/13/08||Back rose garden||2||Pickup load #2||90 degrees F||1.5 hours|
|8/3/08||Yellow rain tree, peach tree, azalea, hazelnut, and mum||1||Pickup load #2||81 degrees F||45 minutes|
|8/12/08||13 Cages out back - Variegated weigela, spice bush (just mulched when planted recently), inkberry holly, unknown squat shrub with thorns, Leyland cypress, variegated forsythia, butterfly bush, holly tree, Washington Hawthorne, mini rose, and 3 astilbes||3||Pickup load #2||80 degrees F||2 hours|
|8/17/08||6 Cages out back - 1 Leyland Cypress in the dog pen; 5 cages in the old garden - 1 unknown bush, 1 cage of 3 baby trees (1 rain tree, 1 crab apple, 1 dogwood), 1 cage of 4 baby redbuds, 1 cage of 5 trees (2 crab apple, 2 Bradford pears, 1 regular dogwood?), and 1 pink dogwood||1||Pickup load #2||87 degrees F||1 hour|
|8/24/08||Front iris garden||2.3||Pickup load #2||85 degrees F||1.5 hours|
|9/1/08||Side yucca and miniature rose garden||2||Pickup load #2||80 degrees F||1.75 hours|
|10/14/08||10 trees in the tree garden||1||Bag of mulch from Clark's||70 degrees F||1 hour|
|12/28/08||8 cages in the animal graveyard - 3 creeping ground covers, 1 bluebells, 1 wood poppy, 1 hosta, 1 azalea, and 1 leriope||1||1/2 bag of mulch from Clark's||65 degrees F||30 minutes|
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