DEAR JESSICA: Can you please tell me what is the difference between peat moss and mulch? Both are advertised on the packaging to do the same thing: hold moisture, add nutrients to the soil and it’s good for the plants’ well-being. Mulch is not easy to put down, as it is very wet, whereas I can just grab a handful of peat moss at a time and easily place it around the plant. Can you please let me know your comments on when to use these treatments and which is better? — John Wolf, Levittown DEAR JOHN: The term mulch technically refers to any material used to cover the soil. This could be pebbles or gravel, plastic sheeting, shredded tires or organic mulch, such as compost (my No. 1 choice), pine needles, shredded bark or wood chips. Obviously gravel, although effectively performing the mulch functions of suppressing weeds and slowing moisture evaporation from the soil surface, has a different effect on plants than do organic mulches. When you … [Read more...] about Peat moss vs. mulch: Which is better for top dressing soil in the garden?
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The highest peak in Texas? Or the highest peak in the world? Which is better? I’m going to tell you. Because even though the most strenuous thing I do in any given year is stand around at Willie’s Fourth of July Picnic for 12 hours and wish to hell I had actually lost the 40 pounds I promised I would last year, I have climbed Guadalupe Peak.True, I have not climbed Everest, but — unless Google has done you a serious disservice by steering you here — neither have you. And I have read Jon Krakauer’s book “Into Thin Air” at least twice. Let’s break it down: Guadalupe Peak is the highest point in Texas. Photo by Mike Leggett LocationGuadalupe Peak: Culberson County, Texas, perhaps a bit uncomfortably close to New Mexico. Everest: In the Himalayas, along the border of Nepal and Tibet. Advantage: Guadalupe Peak. The view from the 8,850-meter (29,035-foot) peak of Mount Everest. AP Photo by Hiroyuki Kuraoka Height Guadalupe Peak: 8,751 feet, … [Read more...] about Texas showdown: Guadalupe Peak vs. Mount Everest — which is better?
Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Facebook Email Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Pinterest Which is better? A good salary or good benefits? The prospect of retirement carries with it the same realization that the benefits they took for granted will no longer be there. Sent! A link has been sent to your friend's email address. Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Join the Conversation To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Subscribe Today Log In Subscribed, but don't have a login? Activate your digital access. Byron Moore Published 1:55 p.m. CT May 12, 2018 CLOSE Simply Money Advisors discuss some common spending traps coming up this Spring. Simply Money CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN COMMENT EMAIL MORE Every weekday morning, I do CrossFit with Tim. Tim is a young dad, probably in his early thirties, … [Read more...] about Which is better? A good salary or good benefits?
Old house versus new house: If you are in the market for a home, you may be wondering which is best. Turns out there are pros and cons to each. Stephanie Booth, provided by Published 2:30 pm, Thursday, May 3, 2018 Photo: Gerenme/iStock Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 Photo: Gerenme/iStock Old House vs. New House: Which Is Better to Buy? 1 / 1 Back to Gallery Old house versus new house: If you're shopping for a place to live, this may be one of your primary decisions. Is it better to buy brand-new? Or do homes, like wine, get better with time? It turns out there's no one-size-fits-all answer, but there are distinct pros and cons to each purchase. “Both new construction and fixer-uppers offer unique benefits,” agrees Cedric Stewart, a residential and commercial sales consultant at Keller … [Read more...] about Old House vs. New House: Which Is Better to Buy?
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