Laying down a thick layer of mulch in the spring doesn’t just make your beds look clean and crisp, but it is also beneficial to your soil and plants. Mulch slows down evaporative water loss and maintains moisture in the soil down into the root structure. A layer of mulch can reduce irrigation needs so your beds require less frequent watering. Mulch also serves to protect the top layer of soil so it doesn’t develop a hard crust, which prevents moisture from soaking in.
Mulch has Numerous Benefits
Other benefits of mulching include inhibiting weed growth and as it breaks down over time, mulch leaches beneficial nutrients into the soil. Mulch can also be used to obscure irrigation lines that cannot be buried.
Please call Gerbert and Sons today so we can recommend and install mulch to suit your landscape and planting needs.