What is mulching?
  • Mulching is one of the most beneficial practices a homeowner can use for better tree health.

    Mulches are materials placed over the soil surface to maintain moisture and improve soil conditions. Mulching must be done properly to have a positive impact on the trees and plants in your landscaping and includes the following benefits:

    • Reduces soil moisture loss through evaporation.
    • Stifles the germination and growth of weeds.
    • Helps protect roots from extreme temperatures.
    • Helps improve soil biology, aeration, structure (aggregation of soil particles), and drainage over time.
    • Improves soil fertility.
    • Prevents many different plant diseases.
    • Gives planting beds a uniform look.
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