Mulching

Pittsburgh Mulching and Bed Care Services

Early spring is the typical time when homeowners, businesses, gardeners, and lawn care professionals begin to re-invigorate flower beds and mulched areas around the home or office building. Treating beds for weeds, pulling weeds, and adding fresh layers of mulch are all steps to be taken when restoring appearance and prepping an area for new plants or spring growth. While the end result of this work is quite gratifying, preparing beds to look their best can be a daunting and time intensive task for those who choose to tackle it by themselves.

Weeding

In addition to being unsightly, weeds are a nemesis to plants and flowers. Quickly spreading weeds can take over the space in a bed and soak up water and nutrients needed by the flowers and plants growing there. For these reasons, weeds must be treated and/or removed from flower beds before mulching can take place.

Mulching

Mulching the beds and underneath trees is one of the best things you can do to improve the visual appeal of your property, but it also has several other important benefits:

  • Reduces water loss in the soil due to evaporation
  • Prevents weeds from growing
  • Protects plants and flowers from certain pests
  • Acts as a natural fertilizer for soil

If you’re preparing to revitalize your beds for spring, you may be wondering how much mulch you’ll need. Once you know the dimensions of your beds, use our Mulch Calculator to find out how many cubic feet to buy.

If you’d prefer to leave this work to a professional team, The Treesdale Landscape Company is a mulching and bed care expert. We’ll work with you to determine what your goals are for the beds and mulched areas on your property, treat and eliminate weeds, add new flowers and plants, determine mulch needs, and deliver and spread mulch. We also schedule regular bed maintenance for both commercial and residential properties to keep them bright and clean throughout each season. Our custom work will leave your property looking attractive and impressive. To schedule a consultation for mulching and bed care, call Treesdale at 724-625-2976.

Pittsburgh Mulching Service

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