Dog run - Pick a pooch-friendly mulch. Cocoa bean mulch can be deadly if ingested. Mulches that contain fertilizers, insecticides, and herbicides are also highly toxic. Cedar mulch is a great choice since it repels flies and ticks.
This Pomona, Ca reader wanted her side yard to look better, use less water, and be more dog-friendly. A new surface of decomposed granite set in undulating curves and accented with plantings did the trick!