All About Garden Mulches Sort through the mulch options and choose the right security blanket for your flower beds. Mulch's purpose is pretty basic: It acts as a barrier, keeping sunlight and some air away from the soil surface. Sounds simple enough, but mulch's smothering effect brings with it both good news and bad. .. Gardens Beds, Gardens Mulches Thi, Money Sav Landscape, Flowers Beds, Yardgarden Ideas, Plants Mulches, Yard Gardens Ideas, Mulches Beds Landscape, Gardens Tips
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In a showy flower garden, you want a #mulch that looks good without stealing the limelight: Try bark chips, shredded bark, or cocoa hulls. For a woodland garden, leaves or pine needles are right at home. For a large or no-frills cutting garden, grass clippings or layers of newspaper are budget-smart. You can always top them with something prettier & pricier. Soft or green materials, such as leaves or grass clippings, break down faster than dry woody elements, such as straw, pine needles, bark.
I am doing this...I have several areas in the yard I want to turn into flower beds but because of the clay it is a lot of hard work! Also, it would give me the winter to plan what I want to plant there. The easiest way to turn lawn into garden
The results of our second year of deep mulch gardening-- we are on our way to no-till gardening success!