In addition to improving the look of your home or business’s landscape, mulch provides other benefits. Mulch prevents soil erosion. All but the steepest banks can benefit from a thick layer of mulch to keep the hill from eroding and creating costly problems. Mulch prevents weed germination and growth. This is the benefit most people think of when it comes to mulch. The correct mulch type applied at the proper thickness can greatly reduce the use or herbicides or the labor of pulling weeds throughout the season. Mulch helps soil retain moisture. This is a great benefit to both the plants and the gardener by keeping soil moisture more constant and reducing the amount of supplemental water needed in times of drought. Another way mulch protects plants is by moderating temperature extremes for the roots of plants by protecting them from sudden freezes or the harsh heat of a summer day. And lastly, depending on the type of mulch used, it can add nutrients to the soil as in the case of bark much. There are a variety of mulch types for a variety of applications. Please call to see which works best for you, whether it is double-ground bark mulch, pine straw mulch, or even loose stone as mulch. We can help you find what works best for your goal and budget.