I'm a beginer I need help getting started - Knowledgebase Question

Inkster, Mi
Question by kbankhead112
April 9, 2010
I have purchased cypress mulch to add to my flower bed because I think mulch makes it look nicer. what is the difference between cypress and natural mulch?

Answer from NGA
April 9, 2010


Cypress is a natural mulch. It comes from cypress trees and it will decompose slowly but as it does it will provide nutrients for the roots of your plants. Other natural or organic mulches include compost, straw, pine needles, leaf mold, shredded bark, bark nuggets - the list goes on and on. Anything that was once alive is considered a natural or organic mulch material. Hope this clarifies things for you.

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