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Using mulch in your landscape serves a variety of purposes. It is a great option to consider, and a very quick way to get everything in your yard looking cohesive and put together.

There are many benefits to using mulch and it’s an important component to consider for the landscaped areas in your yard. It creates a clean landscape, and removes the visual presence of weeds. Mulch also provides additional nutrients that nourish the soil for the plants. By laying down mulch, you can also clearly denote landscaped areas and create defined planting areas.

There are some steps that need to happen before mulching your yard each year. It’s important that the area is cleaned up well, and all weeds are removed and cut down. Although mulching will cover them, it’s important to start with a clean space so that you’re not just covering big weeds. You also need to decide how you’ll purchase mulch. If you’re doing it yourself, you can buy it at a local store or buy it in bulk and have it delivered. If you’re having a professional mulch your yard, it’s not something you’ll have to worry about.

Mulching needs to happen every year. The mulch decomposes and is worn down by the start of a new planting season. Mulch is also inexpensive, so it’s provides significant benefits for very little overall cost. You’ll find that the aesthetic appeal of a mulched landscape is well worth the investment.