Beyond the argument on organic versus synthetic pros and cons, different kinds of mulches are pitted against each other for their availability and price tag. It’s true that organic mulches like rocks, grass clippings, bark, and leaves are easier to come by - and most probably free of charge. However, there is a reason why synthetic infill like rubber mulch can cost twice as much as, say, wood mulch. Below are some important arguments supporting this.
The most elegant and interesting gardens have shaped bushes and topiaries. They add a touch of whimsy to otherwise ordinary shrubs and plants, and can serve as excellent focal points for outdoor gatherings. Even a small yard can benefit from the unexpected shapes and textures of a topiary.