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Trees & Permits
How to Mulch
Cover the soil with a 3- to 5-inch layer of mulch starting a few inches from the base of the trunk and extending 1–2 feet from the tree in all directions (creating a circle around the tree).
Insulates the soil helping to provide a buffer from heat and cold temperatures.
Retains water helping to keep the roots moist.
Keeps weeds out to help prevent root competition.
Prevents soil compaction.
Reduces lawn mower damage.
Caring for Young Trees 1-5 Years
Choosing a Tree
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