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The Benefits of Mulching With Pine Straw

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6/6/10 The Benefits of Mulching With Pine Straw Are you in the mood to improve your landscape or garden this summer? Looking for ideas on the best choice for mulch is an excellent place to begin. First of all “mulch” is a general term used to describe any organic or inorganic substance placed over the top of your garden soil. Mulch is considered by most to be one of the most important components in a landscape. There are many benefits to mulch especially organic mulch. Pine straw is one of the most desired natural organic mulches. Pine mulch is available in most garden centers or wholesale in bulk from local or online companies. Pine straw boasts numerous benefits including the prevention of topsoil loss due to wind and water erosion, reduction of damage from trimmers or mowers, improving soil fertility, reducing weed growth, stabilizing soil temperature fluctuations, and improving soil tilth. According to an article by Colorodo State University the term soil tilth refers to “The soil’s general suitability to support plant growth, or more specifically to support root growth.
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