The Best Mulch for Garden Beds

The best mulch to use on garden beds is organic mulch. Organic mulch breaks down and can be mixed into the soil at the end of the growing season to improve its structure. Use 2-4 inches of grass clippings, compost or shredded bark yearly.

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Liz Ward is a Visual Communications Designer and writer. Ward's articles are published on eHow.com and GardenGuides.com. Ward has written for Demand Studios and Text Broker. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Design and a Minor in photography from Purdue University. She is also a master gardener.