Mulch Helps Protect Plants in Winter

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COLUMBIA- Mulch and firewood is available for residents free of cost at Capen Park.

Under the Code of Ordinances Section 22-158 (4), it is unlawful for any person to deliver, deposit, drop off, or set out at any residential yard waste site any materials, substances, or thing other than yard waste from that person's personal residence.

Brushes and limbs were limited to 10 feet in length and two feet in diameter. 

Most of the mulch will consist of leaves and twigs.

Mulch can be used to protect plants from the cold weather and the plant's roots from alternating freezing and thawing temperatures. 

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