Spring is here, the birds are once again chirping, and the smell of freshly cut grass is all around. Meaning one thing, it is time to prepare your garden for the warmer season. Similar to giving your home or car a good spring cleaning after the long winter months, your garden needs a little freshening up as well.
The benefits of mulching your garden are so numerous that most gardeners would agree that mulch becomes a necessity in every garden. Gardens come in many different shapes and sizes. Flower gardens add aesthetic appeal, ranging from simple to elaborate. Vegetable gardens are regaining popularity with increasing food prices, and poor food quality. One thing that is common in all gardens, whether flowering or vegetable, they can all benefit from mulching. There are different types of mulch - from organic matter to inorganic matter. Types of Mulch Both Organic and Inorganic mulch can…continue reading →
Tips for Maintaining Mulch Year-Round Mulch can make a landscape pop with color and create an appealing, polished look. Mulch also helps plants stay healthy and keep them growing strong. There are a multitude of benefits to include mulch and soil into your yard. Mulch: Provides insulation, keeping roots warm in the winter and cool in the summer Helps the soil retain moisture Improves soil nutrition Protects soil from erosion and compaction Discourages weed growth Helps protect plants from lawnmower damage Best of all, mulch takes care of your plants without asking for…continue reading →
How Much Mulch Do I Need Well, it is that time of year again. The days are growing longer and the trees and shrubs are starting to bud. Now is the time we start to think about enjoying the great outdoors again as the sun starts to warm things up. Prior to it getting too hot out, it is always a good time to do a thorough spring clean up of your yard. Reference our spring yard cleanup tips to learn how to properly prepare your lawn. Along with that clean up, a…continue reading →