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Garden Mulch: Debunking the Myths

Garden mulch myths debunked Experienced gardeners know that garden mulch offers a number of benefits. It conserves soil moisture, keeps weeds under control and enhances the appearance of the landscape. Plus, as it breaks down, m...

Characteristics of High-Quality Topsoil

How to choose high-quality topsoil Landscaping and planting season is nearly here, and you may need high-quality topsoil to level out low spots in your lawn and fill the bottoms of your raised bed gardens. So, what type of topsoil s...

Why Playground Wood Chips are Safer than Rubber Mulch

playground wood chips safer Playground wood chips and rubber mulch both work to provide a soft landing spot for kids who take a tumble when they’re playing outside. However, the latter option, made of shredded rubber from old ...

Organic Mulch or Landscaping Rock – Which Should You Use?

landscaping rock Should you opt for organic mulch or landscaping rock for your planting beds and landscape elements?   After you plant new flowers, trees and shrubs – or to freshen up existing planting ar...

What Type of Garden Soil Is Best for Container Gardening?

Best Container Gardening You can master container gardening easily, as long as you choose the right garden soil.   The soil from your own backyard is far from ideal for garden planters. The restricted environment m...