Mulch serves to insulate the soil against rapid temperature changes and can keep the soil surface 10 degrees cooler in the summer’s blazing heat. Mulch also serves as a blanket in the winter protecting the soil and plants from temperature extremes and the rigors of the freeze thaw cycle in the spring. Mulch also helps water penetrate the soil, helps conserve moisture in the soil, and prevents erosion.
LENZ MULCH RECOMMENDED USES
COMPOST AS A MULCH IN ORNAMENTAL LANDSCAPES
Lenz Green Blenz Compost can be used as an excellent amendment to build soil by providing major and micro nutrients, abundant organic matter and large populations of beneficial microbes.
The addition of compost improves the physical structure of the soil, which in turn, promotes root development and heightens a plant’s resistance to stress. Compost also adds organic matter, beneficial microbes, and vital nutrients, all of which store and maintain soil fertility.
TOP DRESS YOUR LAWN WITH GREEN BLENZ COMPOST
Top dressing – long a secret of golf course grounds crews – is the process of
applying compost over the surface of a lawn. This annual application of
nutrient-rich organic material promotes healthy root structure by: