Popular Mulch Alternatives

June 27, 2016

Many people tend to think that mulch is mulch is mulch. The thing is, different kinds of mulches offer different qualities and purposes. Before getting the first mulch that you come across, consider what benefits they can give to your garden, landscaping, or playground. You have to think about potential drawbacks, as well.

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Ten Great Gardening Hacks

June 14, 2016

A lot of homeowners want to start a garden but balk at the thought of expensive tools and upkeep. The good news is, there are plenty of smart garden hacks that will allow you to start your own little gardening project ASAP. All you have to do is look around your kitchen, pantry, or garage for some inspiration and materials.

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How Deep Should Mulch Be?

June 06, 2016

We mulch for several reasons: to discourage the presence of weeds, encourage plant root growth, improve soil conditions, add aesthetic appeal, and maximize the effects of water and fertilizer on plants. While mulching seems like a straightforward gardening activity, there are still wrong and right ways of going about it. One of the most important ones is knowing how thick the mulch should be spread over and around a plant or flower bed.

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When The Playground Gets Complicated

May 19, 2016

At the playground, it’s all fun and games until somebody gets hurt. Over 200,000 playground-related injuries are treated in emergency rooms every year. Fifteen child fatalities occur annually due to faulty playground equipment. The most common causes of these injuries are falls, accounting for almost 80%. These figures are too big to be ignored, and their consequences too alarming to shrug off.

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Five Spring Yard Clean Up Tips

May 10, 2016

There are no ifs, ands, or buts about it: springtime is the best time to take care of your yard. When all the snow has melted, it’s time to clean up the mess from the past winter, look at what survived the cold (and didn’t), and start getting your yard back in tip-top shape.

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Planting a Good Mood Garden

May 03, 2016

Beautiful gardens have a way of making you feel more optimistic, hopeful, and cheerful. Neglected ones, on the other hand, can bring annoyance and all sorts of negative feelings.

It’s good to know how to take advantage of the arrangements and colors of plants and flowers and the emotions that are attached to them. The power of a well-tended garden should not be underestimated - they can affect our mood and state of mind, after all.

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Rubber Mulch for Horse Arenas

Rubber Mulch for Horse Arenas

April 14, 2016

People who are passionate about riding would understandably want to spend more time on their horses than on a riding arena’s upkeep. Still, it’s important to choose the right materials to maintain an arena in tip-top shape for a long time.


For years now, rubber mulch has become a popular choice as horse footing, thanks to the many benefits it offers. Let’s take a look at some specific ones as described by ranch owners and riding enthusiasts.

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Eco Friendly Gardening

April 11, 2016

Earth Day is drawing near, and celebrating it can be as simple as going outside and caring for your own garden. Rubber Mulch wants to help you get started, so the company created an infographic loaded with practical, doable tips to do so.

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DIY Landscaping

April 05, 2016

We sought the advice of several landscaping experts for some do-it-yourself tips on gardening and landscaping. They gamely answered questions ranging from budget concerns to managing a gardening schedule, through to selecting plants for a warm climate, plus their idea of a definitive “curb appeal” landscaping tip.

The six gardening gurus gave us helpful, carefully thought-out recommendations and threw in some of their personal experiences about managing difficult projects and weird requests. Let these pros guide you as you embark on your own DIY landscaping project.

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Playground Regulations

Playground Regulations

March 23, 2016

From the flashiest international amusement parks to the humblest old-tire-and rope swing sets at home, safety should always come first. Every year, emergency rooms all over the world deal with tens of thousands of playground-related accidents.


This is why regulations addressing playground safety exist. They not only set rules in place - they also significantly contribute to a child and guardian’s well-being and peace of mind. Let’s take a closer look at what else these playground regulations have achieved.

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How Will Rubber Mulch Affect My Weed Growth?

How Will Rubber Mulch Affect My Weed Growth?

March 10, 2016

One of the best traits of rubber mulch for garden or landscaping use is it can inhibit the growth of weeds. It offers unique anti-weed properties which most organic mulches can’t.

This doesn’t mean that you can give up weeding your garden manually, though. Preparing your yard or garden for colder seasons or new plants necessitates pulling out weeds and disposing of them by hand before applying rubber mulch.

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Rubber Mulch - Creative Backyard Design Using Mulch

March 02, 2016

One of rubber mulch’s lesser known benefits is that it can become a tool for outdoor creativity. It is, after all, made to provide alternative landscaping infill. But because it comes in a myriad of colors, rubber mulch also paves the way (pun intended) for the most beautiful backyard designs you can do on your own! Here are a few ideas you may want to turn into a DIY project in time for the new year.

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