Pine bark mulch, made of shredded bark from pine trees, is sold or made for use in gardening. The mulch helps the ground and nearby plants by retain moisture while keeping weeds at bay. Pine bark mulch is a pink or reddish brown, while other wood-based mulches are tan, red, dark brown or even black. It’s typically all natural, as its inherent colour means no dye is needed. Since pine bark mulch is large in size, it lasts for years as an attractive and useful landscape element.
- They are much larger than shredded bark and take slower time to decompose which Allows better water penetration to soil and holds colour for longer period of time.
- Benefits soil and plants by retaining moisture, protecting plants from extreme cold or heat and preventing the spread of soil borne diseases.
- Pine bark mulch is especially beneficial to acid-loving garden plants. It also adds aluminum to the soil, promoting green, leafy growth.