One of the most wonderful ideas of easy care foryour flower garden - mulching. The principle of this technology is to create a uniform surface around planted plants, to ensure the circulation of moisture and air, and to prevent the growth of weeds. The procedure is very simple, even a beginner can cope with it. It is enough to choose the desired material - mulch, and follow the instructions for its correct use. Of course, as in any task, when mulchinggarden and vegetable garden have their own important nuances and rules, observing what, you will not break technologies of correct and timely mulching. Mulching the land you: save the earth from a strong evaporation of moisture immediately after irrigation, regulate the acidity of the soil, protect the roots of plants from freezing and overheating, improve the structure of the soil, prevent the loss and washout of nutrients, protect against weeds and pests. Is not all of the above is worth it to use this idea for the garden on your site? Plus, in the future you will significantly save energy and time, caring for such a garden or vegetable garden, because mulch suppresses the growth of grass and weeds in whole or in part. Mulch containing humus has additionalAdvantages improving the structure of the soil, and regulating moisture in the hot season. Most gardeners, who did not use mulching earlier, simply did not know about these properties of mulch, or simply misused it. What can you use as a mulching material? Bark. The pieces of such bark should be the size of one to five centimeters. It looks very attractive and natural around trees and shrubs. You can use 2-3 years in a row. Then she rebels. Peat. Inexpensive and affordable material that increases the acidity of the soil. But with a strong wind, dried peat swells around the site, or forms dense lumps in uneven watering. Straw. Cheap and affordable material, especially if your site is located near the field. But does not possess special beauty, and can contain weed seeds. Used more often as a shelter for the winter for perennials. Small gravel, pebbles. Expensive kind of mulching, but durable. Can be used for tracks between colors, skips moisture, has a very decorative appearance and lots of colorings and fractions. Shells of nuts, cones or needles. Excellent mulch for the garden, has excellent water permeability, air permeability and aesthetic appearance. Inexpensive material if there is a forest nearby. You can use different types of mulch,fencing areas with plastic or soft slate to avoid mixing materials. Experiment with the forms of mulch sites, the color of mulch and pick up beautiful bushes for your garden, scoop up fresh ideas, because now you know what to do the original landscape of your garden with your own hands - it's quite simple.