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Mulching 2009

Last Updated: 4/19/10

Date What was mulched How many loads of mulch Mulch source Weather How long it took
4/8/09 Six new raspberries of two species; 2 in cage with old raspberries, 1 single without cage, 3 in another new cage 1 bucket Pickup load #1 50 degrees F 20 minutes
4/13/09 Four new plants planted and mulched- sungold butterfly bush out front, tenor tall phlox in with a regular peony, yellow primrose lilac out back, and a hardy chusan palm tree on the hill. 1/2 Pickup load #1 40 degrees F 30 minutes
4/13/09 12 cages out front - Colorado blue spruce, butterfly bush, maple, beech, wild plum, new pawpaw, rose of Sharon, big pawpaw, purple smoke bush, raspberries, apple tree, and weigela. 2 Pickup load #1 40 to 58 degrees F as the day wore on 2 hours
4/13/09 Big pond from the overflow to the azalea 3.5 Pickup load #1 40 to 58 degrees F as the day wore on 2.25 hours
4/22/09 Big pond from azalea to brick patio 2.5 Pickup load #1 50 to 60 degrees F as the day wore on, rain 2.5 hours
4/22/09 Big pond from the brick patio to the outlet 2 Pickup load #1 50 to 60 degrees F as the day wore on, rain 2.5 hours
4/29/09 Big pond from the outlet to the north side 2 Pickup load #1 57 degrees, cloudy 2 hours
4/29/09 12 cages out front - Bradford pear, pear, Washington hawthorne, crabapple, milkweed, willow, azalea, pawpaw/pine tree, rhododendron, yellow rain tree, double yellow Japanese rose, and rosy summersweet 2 Pickup load #1 57 degrees F, cloudy 1 hour, 40 minutes
5/6/09 4 cages out front - service berry, red bud, fig tree, crape myrtle 1 Pickup load #1 65 degrees F, cloudy 40 minutes
5/13/09 Big pond from north side to butterfly bush 4 Pickup load #2 70 degrees F, sunny 4.5 hours
5/17/09 11 cages - baby ornamental plum tree, flowering almond, lilac, unknown crabapple?, crabapple, red currant, blueberry, red currant, yellow rain tree, horsechestnut, royal paulownia 2 Pickup load #2 59 degrees F, cloudy 1.25 hours
6/7/09 4 cages - white butterfly bush, old elderberry, new elderberry, red buckeye 0.75 Pickup load #2 80 degrees F, sunny 20 minutes
6/21/09 6 cages - gum tree way out front, Scotch broom, something "club" tree, chokeberry, new little bush?, "weeping" cherry tree 1 Pickup load #2 78 degrees F, cloudy 1 hour
6/22/09 1 tree 0.75 Pickup load #2 80 degrees F, sunny with clouds 30 minutes
6/22/09 Big pond from butterfly bush to the overflow 5.5 Pickup load #2 78 degrees F, sunny with clouds 3.5 hours
7/12/09 6 cages - crabapple, Washington hawthorne, holly, butterfly bush, mulberry, and spice bush 2 (small wheel barrow) Pickup load #2 85 degrees F, cloudy 55 minutes
8/16/09 9 cages - Variegated forsythia, variegated weigela, two grasses planted in 2008, inkberry holly, mum, unknown squat shrub with thorns, hazelnut, azalea 1.5 Pickup load #2 90 degrees F, sunny 1.5 hours
8/30/09 Rose garden, most of it 2 Pickup load #2 80 degrees F, sunny 1 hour
9/7/09 5 cages - Two elderberries, butterfly bush, red buckeye, and variegated willow 1 Pickup load #2 76 degrees F, cloudy 50 minutes
9/20/09 Side yucca/mini rose garden 0 Weeded, not mulched 70? degrees F, sunny 1 hour
9/27/09 12 cages - sweet shrub (little mulch); peach (mulched); yellow rain tree (mulched); 9 cages in the old garden - 1 unknown bush (mulched), two osage oranges, two conifers in the back, 1 cage of 4 baby trees (1 rain tree, 2 crab apples, 1 dogwood), 1 cage of 5 baby redbuds, 1 cage of 5 trees (2 crab apple, 2 Bradford pears, 1 regular dogwood?), and 1 pink dogwood 0.5 All weeded but only some mulched with crappy leftover mulch 75 degrees F, cloudy 1 hour
10/18/09 6 cages for new plants - wild hydrangea "Annabelle" to the right of the rabbit hutch, fringetree by the dead mimosa out back, wild plum by raspberries out front, wild rose in front of the front iris garden, some raspberry in front of the back iris garden, and chokeberry next to dead weeping cherry. 1 1 bag of pine bark mulch from Clark's 50 degrees F, cloudy 1 hour
11/15/09 2 cages for two new hazenuts A bucket 1/4 bag of pine bark mulch from Clark's 70 degrees F, sunny 15 minutes

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