How to Properly Mulch Your Trees

In this article from Angie's List, Daniel Kump, district manager for Davey's San Diego office, tells readers the proper way to mulch their landscape. 

Posted: August 28, 2015

Mulch your way to healthier, happier trees!

Proper mulching is very beneficial for landscapes, but one of the worst mistakes you can make when caring for a landscape is overmulching. Follow these simple rules of mulching and you, too, can reap the benefits of a beautifully mulched landscape this season. 

Do: Spread the mulch evenly

Using your shovel, evenly spread the mulch circle all the way out to the tree’s drip line. Don’t worry about making it level – you can even out the mulch after you’re done spreading.

Tree mulch


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