Mulch gives your garden beds a clean finished look, but did you know that mulch is very beneficial to your plants and soil?
Here are a few good reasons to mulch:
- Reduce surface evaporation from the soil
- Improve water penetration and air movement
- Moderate soil temperature fluctuations
- Protect shallow rooted plants from frost and freeze damage
- Discourage weed growth
- Improve soil structure and nutrient availability