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Mulch - The Little Garden Helper That Works in a Big Way

Mulch - The Little Garden Helper That Works in a Big Way

Many property owners think that mulch is just used for aesthetic purposes, however, that is far from the truth! While it does look beautiful, it is also very beneficial to your soil and your plants. Did you know that mulch can help prevent weed growth? Well, good news! It can! Adding mulch to your landscape beds will also insulate your soil, protect against extreme temperature changes, prevent soil erosion, and more. Certain types of mulch can even repel bugs! Read on for a more in-depth explanation of how mulch can actually help keep your soil and plants healthy. Mulch protects your soil from erosion, temperature changes, and moisture loss. When you add a layer of mulch that is a few inches deep, you are thoroughly covering your soil. This will greatly benefit your soil, therefore, your plants as well! Check out the ways mulch can help protect your landscape. Mulch will: Prevent soil erosion - Soil erosion is a natural process that happens over time. However,...
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Which Is Better? Mulch or Decorative Rock for Landscaping Beds

Which Is Better? Mulch or Decorative Rock for Landscaping Beds

Installing a landscape bed is a huge decision and once it is there, you need to ensure it is protected. The best way to protect your plants and soil is by adding ground cover such as mulch or rock. Both provide extensive benefits such as moisture retention, weed blocking, prevention of moisture evaporating, and more. In Waynesburg, Washington, McMurray, and the surrounding areas of Pennsylvania, mulch and rock are both popular choices for residential and commercial properties. Learn about both choices and decide which one may be a good fit for your property. Mulch vs. Rock: Which Is Better? Both mulch and rock have pros and cons, so it is important for you as the property owner to learn about both of them to make an informed choice about the landscaping that you paid a lot of money to have designed and installed in your yard. Check out the comparison of these two ground cover options below. Rock is more expensive initially, but will not need to be...
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