Bulk Mulch vs. Bagged: Understanding the Differences

If you're like most homeowners, you probably already know that mulch serves a vital role in gardening and landscaping by suppressing weeds, retaining moisture, and enriching the soil with nutrients. If you've got a home landscaping project in the future, you may be wondering whether bulk or bagged mulch is the right approach for your particular needs. Understanding the differences between these two types can help you make an informed decision for your landscaping projects.

Navigate Your Garden Center Like A Pro By Avoiding Common First-Timer Gardener Mistakes

What is not to love about gardening? Whether you have decided to plant your first big vegetable garden or simply want to grow flowers in pots on your patio, you are considered a gardener. Visiting your local garden center for the first time can feel a little intimidating but following a few tips will help you avoid common mistakes.    Avoid shopping on the weekend Walk into any garden center on a Saturday or Sunday and you are likely to be surprised by how busy they are, especially in early spring when everyone is excited about getting back into gardening.