the Perfect Mulch 

for Your Raised Bed Garden

How to Pick

Mulch has many benefits for all types of gardens, including raised beds. It helps maintain soil moisture, suppresses weeds, and regulates soil temperature, amongst other things.

The plants, the soil, the cost, and the gardener’s preference are some factors that determine the perfect mulch.


As the name indicates, organic mulches come from natural sources. They are obtained from various plant materials. . .

Organic Mulch

Inorganic mulches are artificial materials, and they include the following: Landscape Fabric, Black Plastic and Silver Plastic.

Inorganic Mulches

Although weeds growing in raised beds are less of a problem, raised beds do benefit from mulching. Mulches further suppress the growth of weeds.

Do Raised Beds Need Mulch?