Mulch helps to prevent water loss, buffer soil temperatures and suppress weeds. Here's a breakdown of the most popular types of mulches for South Florida, and why you may want to consider one over another.
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When you cover the open spaces around plants with a layer of mulch, they benefit in many ways.
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About the Coastal South Region
Stretching along the Gulf Coast, this region covers Southern Texas and Louisiana, the coastline of Alabama, Mississippi, Georgia, South Carolina and central and northern Florida. The climate is subtropical and tropical, with more than 100 hot and humid days with temperatures averaging 86°F and 40-60 inches of rain each year. The very rich soil is mostly sand or clay with a limestone base.