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Bark Mulch and Other Types - an Introduction
Bark mulch is one of the types available. Alternatives include wood chips and stone. All the various kinds have their pros and cons.
Cedar Mulch in Perennial Flower Beds as Winter Protection
Cedar mulch is used to protect perennial flower beds in winter. This bark product, whose pros and cons I present, is long-lasting and discourages some bugs.
Types of Mulch by Color - What's the Best? - Landscaping - About.com
Types of mulch include stone, rubber and bark. But in terms of bark products, there are 3 main choices, by color.
What Is Mulch and Which Mulch Should You Use Where? - Gardening
Bark mulches are best used around trees, shrubs and in garden beds where you won't be doing a lot of digging, like front walkways and foundation plantings.
Mulch for Weed Control and Soil Health
Some popular woods for mulch are cedar, pine, and cypress. Bark mulches work well in many settings, but are especially useful around trees and shrubs and on ...
Mulch Problems - Flowers - About.com
However, hungry mice and voles may find shelter in your winter mulch, and can cause damage to the bark and stems of flowering shrubs as they nibble. Prevent  ...
What Are Some Cheap or Even Free Mulches? - Landscaping
When you have large areas of the landscape to cover with mulch, mulching can get expensive and labor-intensive. Colored bark mulches (red, black, etc.) ...
Is Dyed Mulch Safe to Handle? - Landscaping - About.com
Many homeowners wonder if dyed mulch ("colored mulch") is safe to handle ... 1 · Poinsettia in birch bark vase with ribbon - John Block/The Image Bank/Getty.
Winter Mulching in Cold Climate Gardens - Gardening - About.com
However, a 2 - 4" layer of shredded bark mulch or compost does help conserve the ground moisture. Just be sure not to pile it around the base of the plants.
Using Landscape Fabrics and Mulches - Landscaping - About.com
Resist the temptation to think, "If some mulch is good, more is better." As mentioned in Step #1, organic mulches such as bark will eventually decompose.
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