Mulch is an vital tool in the landscape and garden that assists in preventing loss of topsoil from water and wind erosion, decreases water utilization by maintaining the moisture of soil, decreases rainwater runoff, decreases fluctuations in soil temperature, decreases soil compaction, enhances soil tilth, decreases maintenance, decreases weed growth, makes the landscapes more appealing, decreases damage from lawn mowers and trimmers, inhibits certain diseases in plants, enhances soil fertility, increases drainage, structure and soil aeration over time, insulates the soil to keep the plants warmer in winter and cooler in summer, and decreases damages from lawn mowers and trimmers.


These long needle pine straw qualities will not only enhance the overall health of your landscape and garden, on the other hand, eventually enhance its entire beauty as well. There are  a lot of various kinds of mulches that you could select from. One kind, the pine straw (at times referred as pine needles), outdo other mulches in a lot of ways. On the other hand, before discussing that, let us know what pine straw is.


The quick straw comes from a couple of various species of pine trees. These trees tend to drop their leaves (straw or needle) in a natural manner in the entire year. The moment the straw would drop to the ground, it is packaged, without the need to cut down the tree. And since it is generated sustainably and naturally, it is at times called as guilt-free mulch. Each and every straw have its own unique traits, such as needle flexibility, wax content, and needle length to mention a few. The Loblolly species of pine straw, for example, with a needle length that range from 6 to 9 inches, make it simple to shape and apply, and the needle size is the best for permitting the soil to breath so well while letting remarkable water infiltration.



Pine straw bales are typically available in either square or round shape and of different sizes and weights. They are so easy to store and easy to carry. In appearance and size, they are so the same with small hay bales. Aside from the fact, it is generated sustainably and naturally, there are a lot of landscape and garden beauty and health benefits to utilizing pine straw mulch. The pine straw are so beneficial, hence, make sure to avail this one to make the most of your money and to have a stunning landscape or garden.