Purpose And Benefits of Mulch

Mulching is essential to the survival of your landscape during a drought. Mulch
will greatly reduce the amount of water that
evaporates from your soil.

Conserve soil moisture
Moderate soil temperature 
 Provide erosion control

Suppress weed growth
 Facilitate the establishment of vegetative cover
 Improve soil condition

Site Preparation

Soil surface shall be prepared prior to the application of the mulch material in order to achieve desired purpose and to ensure optimum contact between soil and mulch. All areas to be mulched shall be reasonably smooth and free of rills, gullies, and debris.