Mulching

 

Benefits

 

- It helps to retain moisture

- Mulching suppresses weeds

- Mulch can add nutrients to the soil

- It can improve the overall structure of the soil; reducing compaction

- It provides a decorative finish

 

 

When and How

 

- Straight after planting

- It is best applied around winter to spring time

 

- Apply mulches at a depth of 2-4 inches

- Re-apply to this depth every year

- Apply general slow release fertilizer first to add extra nutrients to the soil.

 

Mulches Available

 

- Bark chip mulch

  > Locks in moisture

  > Decorative Finish

  > Weed Suppressor

 

- Soil conditioner

  > Weed Suppressor

  > Soil structure improved

  > Nutrients added

 

- Compost Mulch

  > Top quality compost

  > Soil Structure improved

 

- Rotted Horse Manure

  > Ideal for rosebeds

  > Nutrients added

  > Soil structure improved

 

- Amended Soil

  > A top quality enriched soil to top up your beds

  > Nutrients added

  > Soil structure improved