Why Proper Mulching Matters

Posted on June 30, 2016

Landscaping Design BostonIf you were to ask any do-it-yourself landscaper in New England what you should do when sprucing up your lawn this spring, most will say mulching is essential. They are completely correct when they make this suggestion, but what is it about mulch is so important? Cataldo Landscaping and Masonry has been a go-to landscaper in Boston long enough to explain the benefits of proper mulching during the spring.


Maintains soil temperature. New England is known for dipping and rising temperatures during the spring months. One day it will be 70 and sunny, the next we have a chance of snow. Mulch creates insulation for your plants and trees, keeping the soil at a more constant temperature and aiding in proper growth.


Prevents damages caused by spring weather. Spring showers are inevitable, and protecting your plants and soil from the damages it can save you the headache of adding more work to your lawn care needs. Mulch prevents soil erosion, conserves water, and helps prevent soil compaction.


Creates great curb appeal. Mulch is associated with a well-kept lawn, and it makes a world of a difference. The health benefits are endless for what mulch does for our lawns, and it doesn’t hurt that it makes our yards look great at the same time.


Whether you have questions about brands, or need a helping hand laying it, Cataldo Landscape is here to help you with all of your landscaping needs near Boston. We want you to love the way your yard looks, and love the results it produces for the wellbeing of your outdoor space. With questions for our experts, give us a call today at (781) 304-8900.