Last Updated: 6/7/12
|Date||What was mulched||How many loads of mulch||Mulch source||Weather||How long it took|
|4/7/11||Big pond from overflow to just past the azalea||12 ft3||1 bag from 2010, 5 new bags||62 degrees F, nice||3 hours|
|4/10/11||11 cages out front - Colorado blue spruce, maple, butterfly bush, beech, butterfly bush, Kwanzan cherry, perennial (wild phlox), flowering almond, crepe myrtle, red bud, and service berry||6 ft3||3 bags||64 degrees F, cloudy, nice||1 hour, 5 minutes|
|4/20/11||Big pond from just past the azalea to the outlet||10 ft3||5 bags||70 to 82 degrees F, partly cloudy, hot and humid but nice||3.5 hours|
|4/27/11||21 cages out front - yellow rain tree, mostly dead rhododendron, pawpaw, turtle head and milkweed, crabapple, presumed-dead willow, butterfly bush, blackberry, wild plum, two pawpaws, rose of Sharon, purple smoke tree, two raspberries, other wild plum, apple, weigela, Washington hawthorne, pear, and Bradford pear||12 ft3||6 bags||78 to 80 degrees F, cloudy, 100% humidity||2.5 hours|
|5/11/11||Big pond from the outlet to the walkway on the northwest side||8 ft3||4 bags||70 degrees F, sunny, nice but actually getting too hot in the sun||3.5 hours|
|5/15/11||1 cage out back - hydrangea||2 ft3||1 bag||75 degrees F, 100% humidity||30 minutes|
|5/15/11||7 cages out front - double yellow Japanese rose, gum tree, azalea, ornamental plum, rosy summersweet, hardy fig tree, rose||4 ft3||2 bags||75 degrees F, 100% humidity||1 hour|
|5/31/11||White butterfly bush||Unknown||Part of a bag||78 degrees F, 100% humidity||10 minutes|
|5/31/11||8 cages in the tree garden - holly, pawpaw, white pine, holly, mimosa, rose of Sharon, weigela, and Bradford pear||4 ft3||2 bags||78 degrees F up to 82 degrees F, 100% humidity||1 hour|
|5/31/11||10 cages out front - lilac, persimmon, crab apple, red currant, blueberry, red currant, yellow rain tree, horse chestnut (buckeye?), spirea, and royal paulownia||6 ft3||3 bags||82 degrees F up to 88 degrees F, 100% humidity||1 hour, 30 minutes|
|7/4/11||Big pond on the west side (patchy)||2 ft3||1 bag||85 degrees F, sunny||0.5 hours|
|7/4/11||14 cages out back - 2 elderberries, horse chestnut (buckeye?), butterfly bush, variegated willow, mulberry, variegated forsythia, huge Leyland cypress, crabapple, kwanzan cherry, fringe tree, mom's shrub in front of the dead mimosa, perennial by the dead mimosa, and sour cherry||10 ft3||5 bags||88 degrees F, 100% humidity||2 hours, 30 minutes|
|7/14/11||9 cages out back - red cedar, Leyland cypress, weigela/spirea, spice bush, lilac, rose (mostly dead), cherry tree bush, two hazelnuts||4 ft3||2 bags||85 degrees F||1 hour, 5 minutes|
|9/5/11||9 cages out back - peach tree, wild hydrangea, yellow rain tree, one unknown bush in the old garden, Hercules club (prickly ash), two chokeberry bushes, one perennial, and the Washington hawthorne||4 ft3||2 bags||80 degrees F, 100% humidity, mosquitoes galore||1.5 hours|
|9/29/11||Big pond on the west side (patchy)||4 ft3||2 bags||72 degrees F, sunny, breezy||1 hour|
|10/10/11||11 cages - new mountain laurel by the shed; by back pond = 3 astilbe and mini rose; in the graveyard = wood poppy, bluebells, unknown plant, hosta, liriope, pink azalea||4 ft3||2 bags||75 degrees F, very nice; Lily helped||1.5 hours|
|10/16/11||3 cages - osage orange in the old garden; butterfly bush and holly tree near each other; put 1/4 of a load on the big pond west side too||2 ft3||1 bag||70 degrees F, nice||50 minutes|
|11/2/11||6 cages - 1 cage of 4 baby trees (1 rain tree, 2 crab apples, 1 redbud), 1 cage of 5 baby redbuds, 1 cage of 5 or 6 trees (2 crab apple, 2 Bradford pears, 1 regular dogwood?), pink dogwood, azalea by hazelnut, oldest hazelnut||2 ft3||1 bag||60 degrees F, nice||45 minutes|
|11/9/11||Big pond from butterfly bush on the west side to the overflow on the west side||10 ft3||5 bags||60 degrees F, nice||2 hours, 30 minutes|
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