Save Water this summer with this simple Mulch Technique
Summer in Queens, NY can get very hot causing trees and grass to dry out very quickly. A simple way to solve this problem is running your sprinklers twice a day, providing the necessary hydration to your trees. However, this can become quite expensive depending on the size of your property. That is why we are going to teach you how mulch can help you save money on your water bill and save your trees.
What Types of Mulch are their?
When shopping for mulch, you will find several brands and types of mulch to choose from. This can prove to be difficult because there isn’t a clear difference at first glance. Mainly, you will need to select between Organic Mulch and Inorganic Mulch.
Organic Mulch vs Inorganic Mulch
You can count on both organic and inorganic mulch to get the job done. For that reason, selecting between the two comes down to your specific needs. Organic mulch provides and health benefit to your soil, increasing its fertility and improving its structure. Inorganic mulch has almost not maintenance required and provides a nice contrast in your landscaping.
Types of Organic Mulch:
- Pine Needles
- Wood Chips
- Shredded Hardwood
Types of Inorganic Mulch:
How To Properly Protect your trees with Mulch
To begin, you need to locate your trees trunk and the closest area the roots begin to flare out of the ground. You need to keep the area between the two clear so the tree roots can receive enough oxygen and water. Once you begin apply mulch make sure to depth does not exceed 4 inches. In addition, circumference of the mulch area should match the size of the trees canopy. When using inorganic mulch make sure not to over mulch to allow for proper drainage.
Contact Timber Wood Tree Service for help with organic and inorganic mulch
If you are having trouble deciding what mulch to get and your property is in Queens, NY, make sure to call Timber Wood Tree Service for a free price estimate. Contact Timber Wood Tree Service today for a free price estimate for your Tree needs.
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