Mulching

Mulching and Edging Services

Mulch holds the moisture in the soil, especially when it rains, which is one of its environmental benefits.

Homescape Now provides dependable landscaping, lawn and tree care services in San Francisco and the surrounding areas. We provide our services to residential and commercial properties, including landscape design, installation of plants, fertilization, seeding, mulching, lawn care and tree and shrub care.

Mulching offers several benefits for your home. Mulch helps to maintain moisture around plants, prevents soil erosion, greatly improves soil conditions and reduces the growth of. Certain mulches can be used to improve the pH level of the soil to meet the needs of specific plants. In addition to the benefits to plants and soil, mulching creates visual appeal. In order to secure the benefits of mulch, it is important to select the right mulch materials use proper mulching techniques.

At Homescape Now we offer mulch and pine needles to improve the look and condition of your landscaping. We save you the time and the aches and pains associated with mulching your landscape because we know that mulching is a tough job and hard work for any homeowner.

Our mulching services team will help you decide which mulch is right for flower beds, how much mulch you will need, or if you really need mulching services at all. We make sure all of your landscapers are properly trained to install mulch to guarantee mulch is installed the correct way to optimize all of its purposes.

Benefits of Mulching Services

  • Mulching reduces water loss from the soil as it slows evaporation and improves water absorption.
  • Mulching helps to slow weed growth.
  • Soil quality can be improved with organic mulches that enrich the soil as it decomposes.
  • Mulch helps protect plant roots from wide temperature swings.
  • Mulching lessens the amount of lawn maintenance.
    • Increasing the number or size of flower beds and filling them with mulch reduces the amount of lawn mowing.
    • Placing a ring of mulch around trees, plants, landscape lighting or water features reduces the amount of lawn mowing needed.
  • Mulch conserves soil and minimizes erosion.

Types of Mulch

There are many different types of landscaping mulches that vary in color and texture. Chunky mulches typically last longer than smaller-sized and shredded wood mulches. Decorative stone, pebble mulch, and rubber mulches are alternatives to traditional wood mulch.

Decorative Mulch

Decorative mulch options include wood chips, pine needles, and bark. Though these mulches do not provide nutrients or enhance the health of the soil, they do a great job of decorating your landscape.

Organic Mulch

A natural organic mulch is beneficial to gardening and will decompose quickly, enriching the soil as it breaks down. All mulches break down at different rates and should be applied evenly across your flower beds so that the nutrients are distributed evenly and the overall look remains level as the decomposition occurs.

Edging

Edging makes your garden look tidy and well-defined. This is a process used in order to determine the distinct areas of your garden and give them a definite shape. Edging also prevents mud in garden beds from sliding over to the lawn area. Each area enclosed by edges adds definition and beauty to your garden.

Using machine cut edges, bricks, stone, or prefabricated plastic edges, we design the edging that best suits your garden and your requirements.