Cedar Vs. Hardwood Mulch?

Answer All tree-based mulches provide some degree of soil insulation, keeping the earth below the plant or tree from extreme cold and heat. These types of mulches preserve the ground's moisture by hamperi... Read More »

Top Q&A For: Cedar Vs. Hardwood Mulch

Does hemlock mulch last longer than cedar mulch?

Hemlock mulch does last longer than cedar mulch. Cedar mulch prevents bugs a bit more, however, because they do not enjoy the smell. Mulch also helps prevent a large amount of weeds.References:Fran... Read More »

Does cedar mulch float?

Cedar mulch is wood chips, which float in water. This type of mulch is not good for sites that flood with standing water or have heavy surface runoff. Cedar mulch also blows around in strong winds.... Read More »

How much water does cedar mulch need?

On One Hand: Soil Underneath Mulch Needs WaterIt is not the cedar mulch that requires watering but the ground the mulch is covering. Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden recommends that "after a tree ... Read More »

Pine Vs. Cedar Mulch?

Many gardeners use mulch as an effective gardening and landscaping tool. Far more than just providing ground cover that you don't need to water or weed, mulch offers many benefits to your lawn and ... Read More »