The professionals at Texas Traditions understand the benefits of mulching and want to help you reduce landscape maintenance and keep plants healthy.
Even though mulches can look different, they all serve the same purpose. Mulching helps conserve moisture and helps keep the soil well aerated by reducing soil compaction that results when raindrops hit the soil. Mulches also reduce weed growth, reduce water runoff and minimize soil erosion. Lastly, mulches help maintain a more uniform soil temperature: warmer in the winter and cooler in the summer.
In addition to the benefits that mulch provides, it has become an important component in the outdoor landscapes. People use different colors for cosmetic purposes to beautify their landscape or match with their exterior color of house. Here are the types of mulches to choose from: