Tree mulching is a process which makes the planting beds more beautiful and attractive. It has many benefits like making maintenance of your garden easy and improving your plants’ health. Mulching in garden keeps weeds aside, it prevents water evaporation, saves your plants from pests, reduces the soil temperatures, and ensures beauty of your garden beds. Sometimes, mulching has few downsides as it tends to promote shallow roots which can attract bugs and soil organisms.
There are few steps should be followed to make the mulching more beneficial to plants. Tree mulching should be applied in late winter or early spring. You should avoid mulching when the soil is frozen and should feed the plants prior to applying this protective later. During the spring season, you should wait the soil to warm up so that cold wet soil does not cause seeds to decay.
You should use the right type of mulch depending on the type of plants you have in your garden. Organic mulch gets integrated into soil and would need periodic renewal, whereas inorganic mulches will be required to replace only in next season. It is always better to take advice of a tree service expert to decide on the type of mulch to use.
It is normally advised to apply 75 mm of mulch to get proper moisture retention and effective weed suppression. Always avoid applying mulch directly near the trees or plants, as they can cause collar rot and kill the plant by mulches decomposition process. You should also avoid applying live green mulch and thick layers, as it can restrict water and oxygen to the plants.
If you are in the Daytona Beach area and are looking for a tree mulching professionals, contact Daytona Beach Tree Pros. Our services include tree removal, stump grinding, tree fertilization and land clearing. You can contact us at 386-267-8220 and we'll be happy to help you with your tree care requirements.
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