Florida-friendly Landscapes Interactive Tutorial header imagePhoto of mulched planting beds.Close window image
2 to 3 Will Do the TrickAll you need is two to three inches of mulch to keep your plants happy. Coarse materials such as pine bark may be added in a four-inch layer.

Over time organic mulches will decompose, so add new mulch as needed.
Photo of mulched planting beds.
Mulched planting beds are an attractive, low maintenance option to use in place of lawn.

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