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Designation for unverrottete organic materials, which is derived from Middle Low German "mul" for "failing earth or dust," or according to another version of "mulsch" "rotten, soft" for. In the horticulture and viticulture including a ground cover is to be understood. Before the winter of vineyard land is mostly covered with organic materials of plant origin. Is used straw, bark, leaves, peat, GrÃ¼nguthÃ¤cksel, live plants, and also of the pruning resulting waste. This will dry out the soil by evaporation (evaporation) of water from the soil and prevents a good irrigation causes. Moreover, the growth of is Weed suppressed. After one to three years, the organic material has been incorporated into the soil. By the slow decay to the ground are important Nutrients supplied and the soil structure and the content of humus improved. Planting of new vines for the recently mulch films are used, which are used in recessed holes, the young plants. This keeps the soil warm and also prevents evaporation. A particular form of mulching is the greening , which is also referred to as a mulch economy. Mulching is one of the means for organic is fertilization used by the decomposition of compost will be.