Redwood mulch is a favored mulch of many gardeners, prized for its stunning appearance, pleasant scent, and beneficial effect for gardens. Found abundantly throughout the Pacific Northwest, redwood mulch not only preserves soil moisture, inhibits weeds and provides an even and beautiful appearance, this mulch also helps repel certain kinds of insects and pests.
Redwood Mulch Qualities
Benefits of Redwood Mulch
Redwood mulch adds a rich touch of color to garden beds while evening out the surface of the garden bed. It also provides a pleasant natural scent to refresh any garden.
Redwood mulch is one of the hardiest and most durable types of mulch available, and is very rot resistant. Redwood becomes more likely to break down once mulched, however it still lasts longer than other types of mulch.
Because redwood mulch is naturally insect resistant and antibacterial, it helps to repel termites, ants, beetles and cockroaches. When applied correctly, redwood mulch helps to prevent plant diseases and fungus from spreading and taking hold.
Redwood mulch helps to strengthen and encourage the growth of trees by preserving soil moisture and regulating the temperature of the soil. This helps to maintain the ideal conditions in your garden bed for the healthy growth of trees and plants.