Jun 21, 2012
Mulch in your flower beds completes your landscaping, helps to conserve water and keep plants flourishing.
Mulching your garden has many benefits and adds a finishing touch that is pleasing to the eye. You should talk to a garden professional when determining the best type of mulch for your area. If you have a smaller garden, then you should use small chips. If it is a large garden, then larger chips are more appropriate. There are many colors to choose from as well, so picking the right color can make a difference in the finished product.
There are several benefits of mulching your plant beds that make it worth the expense and labor. Benefits of mulching include:
• Attractive, adds the finishing touch to your landscape.
• Conserves water.
• Slows weed growth.
• Enriches the soil.
• Protects plants from harsh weather.
Types of mulch:
There are several types that you can purchase a lot depends on your particular location and preference.
• Shredded bark (available in many sizes, types & colors)
• Natural grass clippings, shredded leaves
• Pine needles
• Wood chips
• Gravel or crushed stone
There are recycled products available as well for those wishing to stay ‘green’.
Contact Earth Care for all of your mulching needs. Use the contact form below to email us.
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