Monday, July 13, 2009
Mulch can do marvelous things for any landscape or garden. It can conserve moisture, keep soil temperatures cooler, prevent weed seed from coming up, and slowly add organic matter to the soil over time. Mulch protects trees and shrubs from damage by lawn equipment and reduces root competition from grass, helping trees and shrubs to grow faster. In addition, a nice layer of mulch makes any planting look better. Mulching is a relatively easy task but there are a few tips to be aware of in order to get the most benefit from mulching your landscape.
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