Sheena’s Best Mulch for Herbs

Protect your herbs this winter with this special mulch.

Credit: Gardenwise Online

Gardenwise Online

This mulch is especially designed to keep your herbs comfortably dormant for the cold and rainy season

Fall is a great time to mulch your herbs. A thin layer of mulch helps insulate plants and provides protection from soil compaction caused by heavy fall rains.

A fall mulch for herbs is designed to help reduce soil acidity, encourage healthy roots and provide trace elements that promote hardiness. It shouldn’t promote top growth, as ideally the plant will be dormant in the cold season.

To protect your herbs this winter, give them a blanket of this environmentally friendly mulch.

What you need:

1 32-litre bag coir, such as Sea Soil Essential Soil Coir
1 cup (250 mL) bone meal
1 cup (250 mL) glacial rock dust
1 cup (250 mL) lime


Thoroughly mix and apply a 2.5-cm (1-in.) 
layer around all herbs, preferably before the heavy rains set in.