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5 Benefits of Mulch in Your Garden

Do you mulch your flowerbeds and garden? Mulch is a material that adds beneficial organic matter to the soil. It can be made of many different materials, but the most common are bark mulches in a variety of colors. A mulched flower bed or garden will look neat and tidy while also improving its performance as it reduces weed growth and improves water retention. In this article, we will provide 5 Benefits of Using Mulch in your Garden.

1: Mulch Helps Your Garden Retain Water: Mulch protects the soil and helps to retain moisture. This will help your plants in times of drought as there will be more water available for them to drink. Mulch also insulates the ground, which results in less evaporation from the surface of the mulched area.

2: Mulch Helps Your Garden Retain Heat: Heat is essential to plants, mulch helps keep the ground warm. This will make your flowerbeds or garden a more inviting place for pollinators and other insects that are crucial in plant reproduction.

3: Mulch Helps Protect Your Garden’s Soil Quality: A mulched bed means less soil disturbance. Soil quality is essential for the health and wellbeing of your plants. By enhancing soil biological qualities, your plants will require less work and maintain their health for longer periods of time.

4: Mulch Helps Control Invasive Weeds: Mulch helps to control the growth of invasive weeds. This will help save you time in manual weed pulling. The reduction of weeds and invasive plants will prolong the health of your soil and your plants.

5: Mulch Prevents Soil Erosion: Soil erosion can lead to many problems in your garden. Mulch will help prevent this from happening by protecting the soil and allowing it to stay in place.

Many people think that hiring a company for mulch installation can be costly. Traditionally, much varies in cost, and depending on your budget, you may elect to install your mulch yourself. There are risks to over-mulching your garden. Not only can over-mulching become costly, but you can also deprive your garden of essential moisture.

We make it simple. Simply call us and we’ll deliver and install your mulch for $65/yard. Your garden will be masterfully maintained and your flowers and plants will be protected from the harsh NC summer heat.

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