A Practical Guide to Using Mulch in the Garden and Landscape
Eliminate weeding forever! Mulch protects the soil, minimizes weeds, contributes to plant health, encourages earthworms, reduces water needs, and cuts down on the gardener’s labor. In Mulch It! you’ll find a complete guide to the relative cost, appearance, insulation value, thickness, weed control, water penetration, moisture retention, and rate of decomposition of more that 50 mulching materials, such as: Bark and wood chips – oyster shells – Pine needles – Plastic – Stones – geotextiles – Paper – cocoa hulls Learn how and when to mulch and find out which material is right for a specific purpose. From landscaping to vegetable gardening to flower gardening to flower gardening to planting trees and shrubs, mulch can help you increase your property value and create a beautiful, professional-looking landscape.