Mulches provide a multitude of benefits to your landscape, including prevention of water loss, suppression of weeds, and insulation of soil and beautification of your landscape.
Follow these tips when using mulch:
- Use mulches made from recycled materials. This keeps unrecycleable materials out of our waterways and landfills.
- Apply mulch that’s at least 2-3 inches deep after settling.This maximizes the suppression of weeds and the prevention of water loss.
- Do not pile mulch against a tree. Trees need a clear space for air to reach the trunk.
- Do not pile mulch against your house. Mulch helps retain moisture, a vital source of sustenance for termites.