Nothing makes a landscape look better than a nice fresh coat of mulch. That may be why most people mulch, but there are many reasons to mulch, and most involve plant health. As a rule, many people mulch in the spring, and cosmetically that is fine, but if your plants could speak, they would say, "Please mulch me in the winter."
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What are the building blocks of well-designed gardens and backyard landscapes? Well, they are very similar to the building blocks of a poem, a song, or a painting. Garden design is an art form, and it benefits from the same ideas and structures that other art forms use every day. Read on to learn a few key basics that will help you unlock your inner garden designer.
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Raised Bed Gardens are all the rage these days. What are they and why are they so great? Read on to learn why we love raised bed gardens and how you can make your own!
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Before you dig into your garden beds, it’s important to know the soil you’re working with. Read on to learn what to look for, what to test for, and where to get the right tests for you.
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.
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:
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 fresh layer of mulch always says spring is here. So, today we want to address many of the questions we get that involve Spring Mulch.