5 Ways to Use Your Leftover Mulch

5 Ways to Use Your Leftover Mulch

Finished spreading this season’s mulch but still have some to spare? Look at that leftover pile as a golden opportunity! Mulch is good for more than just flower beds, so before you add another layer around your roses, consider using the extra in a new kind of way....
Why You Should Apply Fall Mulch

Why You Should Apply Fall Mulch

The Benefits to Applying Mulch in the Fall Some realtors recommend that homeowners should spend between 5 and 10% of their home’s value on landscaping. It can instantly boost your home’s curb appeal, whether you’re planning to sell or not.  That...
What’s the Best Way to Apply Mulch?

What’s the Best Way to Apply Mulch?

Yes, there is a best way to apply mulch. Mulching is often simpler than many people make it out to be, but there are some best practices that will go a long way in making your mulch application more successful. There are only a few steps necessary when you find it...
3 Ways Mulching Will Help Your Garden This Summer

3 Ways Mulching Will Help Your Garden This Summer

Make Mulching this Summer a Priority Once upon a time, homeowners around the country devoted their time and energy to unbroken lawns. Now, more homeowners are realizing that lawns use more water and create less biodiversity than beautiful, rewarding gardens. If...
5 Ways to Use Mulch to Beat the Summer Heat

5 Ways to Use Mulch to Beat the Summer Heat

Beat the Summer Heat with Mulch According to the Farmers’ Almanac, summer for 2021 will have above-normal hot temperatures for two-thirds of the country. With the summer heat expected to be extreme this year, your garden will require extra protection....
Winter Mulching Your Garden: A Basic Guide

Winter Mulching Your Garden: A Basic Guide

Most of the Midwest gets its first freeze around the first of October. For a freeze to happen, the air temperature has to drop below 32 degrees F. Freezing temperatures mean it’s time to turn on the furnace, pull out your fall sweaters, and get out your...