Mulch Rundown 2018

Spring is here and it’s time to take care of your front lawn! Your yard is the first thing that people see when they come to your home, which is why ‘curb appeal’ is so important. Especially if you are looking to sell, keeping your lawn and flowerbeds looking tamed and beautiful is key.

But where do you start?! Mulching is a great first step, but there are so many different types and colors, it can be overwhelming. Here are some ideas!

Best Overall: PlantBest Mega Mulch

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PlantBest Mega Mulch comes in brick form. You can drop the brick in a wheelbarrow, add water and the brick decomposes, providing you with enough mulch to cover 2.5 cubic feet. This formula claims to last up to two-years using Akron-mils miracle mulch.

The mulch’s ability to retain moisture cuts your water bill, and keeps your lawn damp for longer periods of time. This formula also aides in retarding those pesky weeds. Mulch that you can set and forget is what it’s all about. It can be an effective way to beautify your lawn.

Best Organic: Blommer Cocoa Shell Mulch

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Organic mulch may seem redundant. You may be thinking: ‘mulch is natural’. But most mulches add unnecessary ingredients into their formula. Blommer’s Cocoa Shell Mulch strays away from additives that don’t benefit your greens, like fillers. Instead, this formula is made with the outer shell of cocoa beans.

This is a great option for homeowners looking to attractively style their own lawns without having to put a ton of effort and money toward yard accessories they don’t need. Green conscious gardeners can also appreciate renewing resources.

Best for Decorating: Plow & Hearth Perma Mulch Permanent Border

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A major reasons businesses and homeowners use mulch is because of aesthetics. A freshly mulched lawn looks great, and can continue to look great for years to come with very little effort. If you’re not so much interested in plant benefits, perhaps you want mulch that will just look nice in your lawn.

Plow & Hearth’s Perma Mulch Permanent Border is made of recycled rubber mulch. It is perfectly formed as a gorgeous trim for your garden or front and back lawn. If your biggest worry for your lawn is looks, then this is a great choice. It is easy to use, and cut to customize to fit your needs.