From the McDonald Garden Center Blog

Which Mulch is Best for Your Landscape?

Mulch is like the icing on the cake for your garden beds – it not only adds a finishing touch to your landscape but also serves a multitude of purposes. Among the myriad of options available, cedar bark mulch, hardwood mulch, cypress mulch, pine bark mulch, and pine straw stand out as popular choices here at our garden center. Let's delve into each of these options to understand their pros and cons, helping you decide which one is best suited for your landscape needs.

Creative Ways to Use Mulch in Your Landscape

Mulch is an essential component for any well-manicured landscape. Not only does it improve the aesthetics of your yard, but it also provides numerous benefits such as water retention, weed suppression, and temperature regulation. However, there are many creative ways to use mulch that go beyond simply spreading it over your flower beds. In this blog post, we'll explore some innovative ways to use mulch in your landscape.  

Mulching - Why is it so Important?

We always know that we should be mulching, especially when preparing for the next season of gardening, but why? Mulching is not the most glamorous aspect of gardening, but it is essential to keep your plants looking and feeling their best.  What is Mulch? 

5 Best Mulching Practices for Spring

One of the most important aspects of spring that is often overlooked is mulch! Keeping your garden beds mulched not only looks good but helps your plants and trees from attracting pests and disease throughout the years. Spring is a great time to re-mulch your beds because you are also planting up new annuals and even redoing your landscape altogether.