Posts Tagged ‘pine needle’

Purpose of Pine Needles

Have you ever wondered how many pine tree species are in the world? Ever wonder why a pine tree has needles not leaves? What about the purpose they serve? In the world there are over 100 pine tree species most notable in the United States are Slash, Loblolly and Longleaf pine. The pine needles from […]

Mulching With Pine Straw In Fall

Besides the fact Pine Straw mulch is a sustainable, renewable resource, it’s so easy and lightweight to work with pine needle and looks very attractive. Young seedlings can grow through pine needle, water can filter down through it, the soil can breathe and yet pine straw still holds in moisture. It lasts longer than other […]