Background of Rubber Mulch

June 29, 2015

Ever since Michelle Obama opted to install rubber playground mulch at the White House playground, rubber mulch has gotten a lot of coverage in the press—some positive, some negative.  However, not too many media sources have taken the time to explain in plain terminology: Just what IS this rubber playground mulch stuff, anyway?


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Rubber Mulch - Pros and Cons

June 26, 2015

How does rubber mulch rank on the safety scale, and how can kids be kept safer on rubber mulch playgrounds?  There are several factors to consider.


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Rubber Mulch vs. Wood Chips

June 23, 2015

The debate on whether rubber mulch or wood chips make the best mulching material for gardens and other landscaping projects around your home has been a constant one. Both have benefits and limitations, but ultimately, you will need to be informed on important issues and make comparisons before deciding which one best suits your needs.

Below, we weigh the qualities of both rubber mulch and wood chips against what they can contribute to your garden and landscaping.

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Rubber Mulch Vs. Pea Gravel

June 22, 2015

The primary role of playground surfacing materials should be to provide safety and protection, for children on the playground. The debate on whether rubber mulch or pea gravel is the better option is still an ongoing one, whether it’s among playground builders, parents, or concerned folks alike.

In order to make an informed choice between the two, it is important to look at the different attributes they offer to see how they measure up.

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Rubber Mulch vs. Rock

June 19, 2015

Gardeners, Zen practitioners, artists, writers, and many people appreciate the calming look and feel of a rock garden. It has a meditative quality that simply attracts those seeking a serene frame of mind.

When it comes to effective gardening however, the practical question of whether rocks offer more benefits than rubber mulch constantly comes up. Both products have very similar advantages and limitations to consider. Weighing these carefully is key to choosing the best mulching option for your own outdoor garden and landscaping needs.

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All You Need to Know About Rubber Mulch Colors

June 18, 2015

While relatively new, more and more people are seeing its practicality and attractiveness, and are exploring the many ways the different colors can add usefulness and appeal to their homes. Let’s look at some of the important things that rubber mulch colors can contribute to your outdoors.

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Does Rubber Mulch Get Hot?

June 11, 2015

We all want our homes to have curb appeal and be made up of parts that are low-maintenance, safe, and durable at the same time. The same holds true for our gardens and landscapes. Rubber mulch is fast gaining popularity as an option for various landscaping applications given its inherent qualities. However, given its relatively new entry into the market, it has also been been met with some skepticism regarding health and safety. Chief among the concerns is whether it gets too hot, especially in the summer.

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The Pros and Cons of a Rubber Mulch Garden

June 10, 2015

Let’s take a closer look at both the benefits and disadvantages of using rubber mulch for your plants.

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Can Rubber Mulch Prevent Weeds in My Flower Bed?

June 05, 2015

Aside from providing protection for playground and athletic surfaces, rubber mulch is quickly becoming a popular option for landscaping projects due to the benefits it offers for gardens and landscapes. One of the most important benefits is weed control. But how does rubber mulch prevent weeds from taking over your lovely flower garden and turning it into a woeful mess? Let’s take a closer look at its characteristics to understand the process better.

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How to Calculate Rubber Mulch Depth and Cost

June 02, 2015

Knowing how much rubber mulch to order can save you a lot of time, money, and effort. Determining  how and why you will be using rubber mulch is the first step in being able to effectively calculate your total requirements and costs.    

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Is Rubber Mulch Pet-Friendly?

May 29, 2015

Having a pet is a commitment. Preparing your home for your animal companion means providing a safe shelter, food source, and other things that will keep them healthy and happy.

Understandably, if you have a garden or a yard where your pet is allowed to run around and explore, doing research about what you put on it is vital. For instance, the concern about whether using rubber mulch is truly pet-friendly has been a topic of some discussion.

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May 12, 2015 & team up in this educational Playground Safety Guide for Parents. {Infographic}

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