Not only is it very ornamental, mineral mulch is 100% natural.
This ultra trendy product is also an amazing answer to the problems of weeds and water needs.
Availability – very common
Cost – low, especially over time
Ornamental value – high, designer touch
Ornamental layer – 2 to 4 in (5-10 cm)
Soil enrichment – none
Renew rate – every 3-4 years, recover & clean
YES, it can be found in horticulture stores in all sorts of shapes and sizes, among which you’ll certainly find:
DIY-stores all over the country also have such products for sale.
It is well suited for a variety of flower bed types: trees, shrubs, green plants or flowers, potted plants both indoors and outdoors.
It’s particularly well appreciated when spread around rocks, conifers, garden ornaments and to match the color of the floor on your decks and terraces.
Although these might appear to do the trick, we don’t recommend using :
However, it makes sense to experiment with whatever you might have on hand:
If sourced locally, you might have enough to cover your flower beds with it!
Has your mineral mulch been smothered in leaves and organic debris? You can recover it quite simply with a little effort:
The recommended thickness is about 2 inches (5 cm). This will ensure you’ll benefit from all the advantages listed above!
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