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The cover alluded to is mulch, produced naturally to promote wild plant growth. Materials recommended for creating mulch are wood bark/chips, leaves, and straw or hay. Additional incentive to use mulch in gardens were the downside of not having mulch as a natural protectant for plants.
For gardeners seeking green thumb level success, the author offered information types of plants: open pollinated; hybrid; and genetically modified organism. She discussed each type’s characteristics and how OPs, hybrids, and GMOs can affect a garden’s productivity.
The author discusses various animals that help foster the success of gardens, in particular frogs and toads.