VIDEO: Why Mulch?

In this video, Mike Wolfert describes why mulching is important and how it mimics natural landscapes. Mulching has many benefits, such as helping water infiltration, lessening evaporation, protecting the soil from the sun, nurturing beneficial microorganisms, and suppressing weeds. There are many different types of mulch from hardwood mulch to leaf mulch to straw mulch, and they all have their applications. You can check out the video here: