Tag: mulch in gardens

Pushing Plastic out of your Garden

As gardeners (new or seasoned) we feel proud of the fact that we are contributing to nature with our gardens and landscapes. Something we might not be so proud of though is the amount of plastic that can be used while taking care of your garden. From plastic pots and tools to labels and disposable… Read more »

Why Mulch is a Must

When you look at your garden or landscape, do you feel like something is missing? It might just be that you don’t have mulch to give your home’s landscape a finished appearance. The look of mulch can definitely change the way you look at your garden and even increase the value of your home or… Read more »

Perks of Growing your own Produce

The perks of growing your own garden and watching it flourish can be one of the most satisfying things to see. The feeling of accomplishment of not having to rely on other resources to be able to grow something tasty is a great thing. But, the benefits of growing your own garden don’t just stop… Read more »

Bring Your Tulips to Full Bloom!

April showers bring May…tulips? The answer is yes! But only if you prepare your garden for them! The best time to plant tulip bulbs is in the fall when the soil temperature drops down to around 55 degrees, ensuring that they have plenty of time to fertilize. Adding a layer of mulch to protect the… Read more »

Why Mulch?

If you haven’t placed mulch yet or have never used it, it’s not too late and you should really consider it. There are plenty of reasons to add mulch to your garden or around your trees including moisture conservation and weed suppression as well as improving bio diversity when the mulch rots and the nutrients… Read more »