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Tag Archives: Mulch

Wood Chips vs. Barkdust Mulch

Barkdust Mulch

The question continues to be: which is better, wood chips or barkdust mulch? The answer depends on an array of factors, the first of which has to do with your plan for the wood chips or barkdust. To anyone thinking about the two, you may be apt to say that they’re more similar than different, […]

Prepare Your Trees for the Winter Season


As fall approaches and summer wanes, it’s time to start thinking about how to care for your trees with the shifting seasons. Even though it feels like summer is still in full swing, your trees are already starting to respond to the approach of winter. As the nights get longer and temperatures drop, your trees […]

Know Your Tree Needs for the Summer

Know Your Tree Needs for the Summer

It’s summertime. Time to get outside and play. Here in the Pacific Northwest, enjoying the outdoors and walking through a forest go hand in hand. Trees are a big part of our lives. They are part of our culture. When you own a home, no matter how large or small your yard is, you probably […]

Is Wood Chip Mulch an Effective Option?

Is Wood Chip Mulch an Effective Option

Have you ever noticed a layer of material on the surface of the soil around trees and wondered what it was there for? That layer is referred to as mulch and while it makes your landscaping aesthetically pleasing, it also plays an integral role in ensuring the healthy growth of plants and trees. Just like […]

How to Care for Your Trees All Year Long

How to Care for Your Trees All Year Long

  Year-round tree maintenance is incredibly important. The last thing you want is for the planted tree in your front yard to grow into an unkempt, mossy mess. To avoid an unruly tree, you’ll have to provide the proper nourishment and care for your tree throughout the year. There are certain things you’ll want to […]

How to Use Stump Grindings as Mulch

How to Use Stump Grindings as Mulch

Trees are beautiful, beneficial for the environment and increase property value, but sometimes it is necessary to chop them down. Other times, they fall down on their own. In both instances, an unsightly stump remains. But, you’re not stuck with a stump in your yard. Instead, you can create mulch from stump grindings. If you […]

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