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How to lay mulch for your landscape
How to lay mulch for your landscape
How to lay mulch for your landscape
How to lay mulch for your landscape
How to lay mulch for your landscape
How to lay mulch for your landscape
How to lay mulch for your landscape
How to lay mulch for your landscape
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How to lay mulch for your landscape

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Mulch for your landscape can be a planning process that requires a little mulch know how. Learn how to lay mulch around your landscape

Mulch for your landscape can be a planning process that requires a little mulch know how. Learn how to lay mulch around your landscape

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  • 1. 5 Steps To Lay Mulch For Your Landscape <br />Call 1-800-MULCH-PRO and get connected with a mulch professional that services your local area. 1-800-MULCH-PRO is a network of the most elite and reputable landscape supply companies in the country. You can also visit us online at http://www.1800mulchpro.com for more information.<br />www.1800mulchpro.com<br />
  • 2. Step 1 Prep Work<br />Make sure you pull all the weeds and grass out of your beds.<br />One of the most important steps in mulching your beds is the prep work. The last thing you want is to go through all the effort and money to mulch your beds only to have it look bad because you have weeds and grass sticking out through your mulch. Also it will be a lot more difficult to weed your beds after the mulch is down. <br />Your nationwide single source for Mulch<br />www.1800mulchpro.com<br />
  • 3. Mulch doesn’t stop grass and weeds. If you want your mulch to look great for years to come you should put down landscape fabric under your mulch. This will stop weeds and grass from growing through your mulch. Its simple, all you have to do is lay this fabric down on your beds and apply the mulch over it. <br />Step 2 Reduce Weeds<br />Some people put down landscape fabric to reduce the risk of grass or weeds from coming through. <br />Your nationwide single source for Mulch<br />www.1800mulchpro.com<br />
  • 4. Step 3 How Much Mulch Do I Need?<br />For best results you want to lay 3” to 4” evenly through your beds.<br />To calculate the volume of mulch you'll need, multiply the square footage of the area to be covered (SF) by the depth of the mulch (DM). Multiply the result by 0.0031 to determine the number of cubic yards you'll need. The equation looks like this: SF x DM x 0.0031 = Cubic Yards. <br />Click Calculator<br />You need to lay down the proper thickness of mulch for your mulch ground cover to be effective. Generally, you'll need 3" to 4" of mulch to help retain moisture and retard weed growth, although a thinner layer is preferable directly under plants.<br />
  • 5. Step 4 Picking Your Mulch<br />There are a lot of different mulches to choose that match your landscape<br />When choosing mulch there are many things to conceder other than looks. Some mulches last longer than others. Some mulches have different texture and are made with different material. Mulch in general can be died to a color preference as well. <br />Your nationwide single source for Mulch<br />www.1800mulchpro.com<br />
  • 6. You need to spread your mulch evenly. When applying mulch make sure you apply 3 to 4 inches. Mulch can blow away from wind and you need to lay down the proper thickness of mulch for this ground cover to be effective. Generally, you'll need 3" to 4" of mulch to help retain moisture and stop grass and weeds from growing through your mulch. <br />Step 5 Applying Mulch<br />Make sure you spread your mulch evenly 3” to 4” inches throughout your beds. <br />Your nationwide single source for Mulch<br />www.1800mulchpro.com<br />
  • 7. Enjoy!<br />Mulch makes the difference in your appearance. Mulch will make your landscape look great and help keep moisture in for your plants. Mulch also keeps your plants warm in the winter. There are many great things that mulch brings to your landscape! <br />Your nationwide single source for Mulch<br />www.1800mulchpro.com<br />
  • 8. 1-800-MULCH-PRO<br />To contact a mulch expert in your area please call <br />1-800-MULCH-PRO<br />(1-800-685-2477)<br />or <br />visit us on the web at www.1800mulchpro.com<br />Your nationwide single source for Mulch<br />www.1800mulchpro.com<br />

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