While you can buy mulch at garden centers, that thick layer around your plants and on pathways and on your lawn for lawn removal will cost you. A better way is the sharing way. Arborists spend their days trimming trees and shredding that trimmed material. To dispose of this material as waste, they must drive to a landfill and pay a dumping fee. How wasteful! Why can’t they drive to a designated location and offload the mulch there, so that you and I can load it up for free and take it home for our gardens? That’s sharing!
Such a program will be the topic of State of the Mulch, an evening for all stakeholders to work out possible problems and create a program in Pasadena to benefit all. Worried about the drought? Bring your ideas. Yes, there will be refreshments.
Please join us on October 8, 2014, 7:00 pm at Wright Auditorium, Pasadena Central Library, 285 East Walnut Street, Pasadena, CA, 91101. Park on the street, not in the library lot, please.
— Lin Griffith