Pronunciation Noun


  1. (agriculture, horticulture) Any material used to cover the top layer of soil to protect, insulate, or decorate it, or to discourage weeds or retain moisture.
    An organic mulch is a mulch made of natural substances such as leaves or grass clippings.
  2. (countable, agriculture) A material used as mulch, as a decorative redwood bark mulch.
Translations Verb

mulch (mulches, present participle mulching; past and past participle mulched)

  1. (agriculture) To apply mulch.
    Mulch your vegetable garden to retain moisture and keep weeds down.
  2. (agriculture) To turn into mulch.
    I decided to mulch the grass clippings.
  • French: pailler
  • German: mulchen
  • Italian: pacciamare
  • Russian: мульчи́ровать
  • Spanish: cubrir con capote, cubrir con manitllo, abonar

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