Mulch Buying Guide


Getting Started

Homeowners spread mulch over their garden soil to save time and energy in their yard. Mulch is necessary to hold moisture so you do not have to water often. Mulch can also suppress weeds. Mulch that is made of organic materials break down and increase fertility of your soil.

Types of Mulch

How to Shop for Mulch

When to Apply Mulch

Organic and non-organic mulches are better applied from late spring to late autumn when soil is warm. You should avoid applying it in winter when it is too cold and in summer when the soil is dry.