Which is the Best Mulch to Prevent Weeds?

Which is the Best Mulch to Prevent Weeds?

Spring is a season for new life. As your plants start to grow, the weeds often start popping up too. Weeds are a problem for your yard for several reasons. First off, weeds will make your yard look unkempt. Weeds will also compete for the valuable nutrients in your soil that your plants need. An overgrown yard full of weeds will encourage pests as well. 

Mulch is an effective solution for controlling weeds. For over a decade, the arborists at 770-TREE-GUY have been advocating the benefits of mulch. Using mulch is the best decision you can make for the health of your trees and yard. Because we believe in mulch so much, we offer blown mulch services for easy application, and we make our own organic mulch, recycled from green waste. If you are trying to determine which mulch is best for weed control, our team can help.

Best Mulch for Weed Control

There are a variety of materials that can be used for mulch, from wood chips to straw to compost, but we have found that organic mulch is our preferred choice. Some varieties of mulch that people purchase from large retailers may have added chemicals in them or weed seeds. We recommend being very careful when purchasing pre-bagged varieties of mulch. Pine bark nuggets look neat when used around landscaping, but they are not as effective for weed prevention. They are slow to break down, and they do not hold together like some other mulch types. Composting leaves from your yard can be effective mulch for the health of your soil, but this type of mulch tends to look less tidy.

Benefits of Choosing our Organic Mulch

  •       Locally Sourced—Many homeowners complain about their bagged mulch looking different even when they bought the same kind. Although there will be some variability in your mulch, mulch prepared all in one place in your region will have a better chance of looking uniform. Also, using  mulch created in our region ensures that the mulch blends harmoniously with your yard’s ecosystem.
  •       Accessibility—Since we are in the tree industry, we have an ongoing supply of green waste to create more quality mulch. There will not be any supply chain issues or worries that your type of mulch is out of stock. We make accessing mulch easier than ever with mulch delivery and/or our blown mulch service. Our team can have all your yard’s mulch completed in a few hours.
  •       Quality Assurance—As a company run by an arborist, we are deeply passionate about trees and the environment. You can trust that we are not using anything harmful in our mulch creation process. Our quality mulch is chock full of nutrients to improve your soil quality.

If you are ready to get the upper hand in your fight against weeds, start mulching! 770-TREE-GUY can supply you with the best quality mulch to improve the health and appearance of your yard.