This is one of the quickest ways to add a beautiful fresh look to your yard or business. Todays mulches come in a variety of different colors to appeal to just about any ones eye. Benefits include a reduction in weeds, soil retention, and less water required for plants and flowers as the mulch layer holds in the moisture. Today one can choose between organic or inorganic materials.
Many of the manufactured items are designed to require less maintenance ie. Synthetic rubber and plastic materials vs natural orgnic materials that decay and decompose with time. Another natural barrier that remains both permanent as well as adding asthetic beauty is the use of decorative / river rock. Readily available in may sizes and colors this method is very popular today on highways near bridges and on/off ramps.
What are soil amendments?
Unlike mulches, soil amendments are generally materials mixed into your existing soil.