5 Reasons  You Need More Mulch

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Mulch does far more than make your garden beautiful, and many of it’s benefits you’re probably already aware of, but some might surprise you.

What are the Benefits of  Mulch?


Keeping your garden beds properly mulched can cut down on evaporation by as much as 50% in some cases.

Moisture Conservation


Most professionals recommend mulching to a depth of 2-4 inches annually to prevent weeds effectively.

Weed  Prevention


Mulch keeps the roots warm in the winter and cool in the summer so that they are less affected by temperature swings that can stress them out and cause serious damage to your plantings.

Protection  from Extreme Temperatures


Some mulches can attract bugs, but others can prevent them.

Pest  Prevention


Certain plants can have their flower colors manipulated by changing the pH of the soil. Mulch can impact this.

Plant Color

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