15 Types of Mulch For The Garden and Landscaping

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If you’re new to gardening or landscaping, you may be tempted to omit a mulch layer, but the longer you grow plants outdoors the more obvious the benefits of mulch become. Whether your aim is to make your growing area prettier, healthier, or lower maintenance, mulch is the solution.  The enormous variety of types of … Read more

The 12 Best Ground Cover Plants For Slopes

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Landscaping for slopes can be very tricky. It might also be tricky for homeowners to mow sloped areas of their yard. That could explain why most of them opt not to add grass to a slope. So the question is: what will be a better option for ground cover? We’ll be taking a look at … Read more

What Is Gorilla Hair Mulch and When Should You Use It?

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Gorilla hair mulch. No, it is not some poor worker’s job at the zoo to pick up the fallen hair from the gorillas. And no, they don’t pluck it directly off the gorilla itself. In fact, it is not actually gorilla hair (shocking I know!). Let’s take a look at what gorilla hair mulch (or … Read more

How To Apply Mulch Properly – A Simple Guide

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Mulching your garden sounds simple, and generally, it is. But, if you do it incorrectly you may not get the full benefits that mulch can bestow on your garden! Mulch can help the soil conserve water, improve its quality, protect the roots from extreme temperatures, and slow down the growth of weeds. But it also … Read more

The Hottest Landscaping Ideas for Summer

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  If you are looking to make your garden stand out this summer, you’ve come to the right place. These trending landscaping ideas will turn your outdoor space into a head-turning piece of paradise, whether you are a gardener novice or a landscaping expert. Summer Landscaping Ideas Fence colored bold Probably the quickest, easiest, and … Read more