Applying mulch the correct way can almost be a science or an art form. A homeowner can simply cut the bag and dump it out, but the correct way to spread mulch isn’t complicated as long as you know the steps. The handy infographic chart below fro HobbyFarms.com shows the correct steps for mulch placement around tress and your garden, and also shows the minimum distance that mulch should be spread from different plants and shrubs. Did you know that getting mulch too close to certain planst or buildings can be harmful? This infographic also contains a handy calculator and equation to let you calculate just the right amount of much you will need.
Click infographic below, and then click the resizing box in the upper right-hand corner, to see full size.
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