Look! Pretty flowers! It must be a blog post all about pretty flowers...

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See what I did there?  That's right, I lured you in with a pretty picture of flowers when really what I want to talk about is MULCH!  But, you know, it doesn't look that pretty - or sound particularly attractive - hence the subterfuge.

However as unappealing as it may sound, mulch is quite simply the most important element of a successful family garden.

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