Mulch

How Much Mulch Do I Need?

How Much Mulch Do I Need?

It’s a questions we get asked all the time: How much mulch do I need? Well first, what is the purpose of mulching a garden?  What’s the project? First of all, when planting a garden, it’s best to plant into a layer of nutritious topsoil. Many people use...
Landscaping with Pea Stone

Landscaping with Pea Stone

Pea stone is used for more do-it-yourself projects this time of year than any other. It is visually pleasing, easy to transport and spread and does not cost a lot of money.  There are many color and texture options available, so take advantage of your landscape by...
What’s the Best Mulch for a Vegetable Garden?

What’s the Best Mulch for a Vegetable Garden?

What’s the best mulch for my vegetable garden? It’s a question a lot of people are asking now this time of year, when people are thinking about what to plant when the weather is more amenable. The fact is the best mulch depends on your needs Michigan State...
Fall Landscaping Tips and Tricks

Fall Landscaping Tips and Tricks

Fall is approaching, and while some think that means an end to landscaping, they couldn’t be more wrong. The landscaping you do in the early part of this season is necessary for a smooth transition back into the planting season. Not to mention it’s one of the...
The High Cost of Free Mulch

The High Cost of Free Mulch

There are more than 400,000 U.S. landscaping companies, and some produce so many wood chips that they’re literally handing out free mulch. Other landscaping services will offer to drop mulch at your house for a small delivery fee. If you’re one of the 49% of Americans...