To Mulch or Not to Mulch

…That is the question.  Shakespearian cliché, I know, but gardening brings out the drama in me.  Oh, whoa is me, doth that weeds?  Crap.  I thought I just killed thy evil heads a fortnight ago. I mulched the potatoes as I placed hills over them, keeping their little round orbs out of sunlight.  Green potatoes…