Both garden soils and plants benefit from mulch. While you can mulch at any time of the year, doing so in autumn makes a lot of sense. Here are some tips to make sure your plants thrive after an application of organic mulch!
We’ve had some much needed rain, and it is a very good time to get in to those garden beds, pull out the weeds, and top up the beds with a nice thick blanket of mulch. There are lots of different mulches to choose from and we have put together a quick run down of our top 5 tree mulches to give you an idea of some of what types of applications they suit best.
Being a Trade Centre, most of our product is available in bulk. But we also know that there are many people who like to be able to ‘grab a bag’ of their favourite product to get smaller gardening jobs done.
Cypress mulch is a fragrant, long lasting, insect repelling, budget friendly mulch that is perfect for a whole range of garden applications. Applying a generous layer of mulch to your garden beds before your Christmas visitors arrive will ensure your gardens look tip top.
Mushroom compost is one of the best all 'rounder styles of mulch for gardeners. It's environmentally friendly, organic, makes use of recycled waste, and saves water.
This mix contains no fines — which means it will generally last longer than traditional mulches. Unlike some pine chip mulches, it will preserve its earthy tones, rather than turning black over time.
Because of its curly structure, Hoop Pine bark is renowned for its ability to cling on to sloping terrain, its resistance to high winds, its ability to absorb and retain moisture and its longevity.
Hardwood Chip mulch is a long-lasting, decorative mulch product with approximately 2.5cm sized particles. This mix contains no fines (fines are small particles that usually have a ‘soil like’ texture), which means it will generally last longer than traditional mulches.
One of our favourite customers recently shared pictures of his exceptional landscaping design with us. By combining some key products, he has created a tropical style oasis which has not only enhanced the value of his property, but is now a stunning outdoor living space.
Tree mulch is one of our most popular products for a range of reasons, none the least of which is that it is an extremely budget friendly way to fill out and spruce up a tired or drab looking garden bed.
Tea tree mulch is simply amazing. Use it to keeps the soil surface cool in hot weather & to warm up the soil in winter ...
Post-storm clean-up can present some risks, depending on how much damage your garden sustained. Here are some clean-up and safety tips to help ...
Before you go to the effort and expense of mulching your garden beds it is important that you choose the right mulch for the job. To make this a little easier for you, here is an “at a glance” guide to our mulches.
After our huge week of wild weather, the silver lining to some pretty scary dark clouds, is that we have had much-needed moisture. Soil feels more alive after a good soaking.
Hardwood chip is an affordable way to dress up your garden. It is comprised of neat, clean chips of hardwood ... especially handy for bringing a tired looking garden bed up to speed in preparation for a sale!
Earth Grow is a new line we are carrying that can be used as either a soil conditioner or mulch. It is a brilliant product to help restore nutrient depleted soil.