Posts Tagged ‘pine straw’

Round Pine Straw Bales

After this year’s freezing cold and crazy weather winter I am thinking of a nice fishing trip off the Grand Turks or some other warm exotic and tropical land.  Followed soon after by getting our yard and garden beds ready for Spring which officially begins March 20, 2014 and not soon enough for me. If […]

Natural Garden Mulch

Natural garden mulch is a protective layer of organic material placed on top of the soil. The use of mulch use varies from highlighting garden paths to keeping weeds down as well as assisting in overall plant growth and health. There are many different types of natural garden mulches and you should select the proper […]

Organic Gardening with Natural Mulch

Each year, huge amounts of chemicals are sprayed onto gardens, negatively affecting the environment. Thousands of gallons of fresh water are contaminated just by homeowners who want to grow plants. Of course most of this chemical damage is done by the big agriculture food producers, but an alarming part of the damage is still done […]

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 […]