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Why it’s a Good Idea to Spread Mulch in the Fall

Mulching Doesn't Stop after Summer: Applying fall mulch often comes to mind for gardeners when they consider the extra layer that shields plants in chilly climates from the effects of a harsh Winter. However, you can apply Fall mulch in the same way you do in Spring,...

Do “Mulching Mowers” Really Make Mulch?

What is the deal with "mulching mowers"? Do they really provide mulch? First things first: Tub grinders and mulching mowers do completely different tasks! But the name “mulching mower” may confuse people new to yard maintenance. Misconceptions are plenty when it comes...

How Mulch is Seasonally Significant

Mulch Has a lot of Uses During the Seasonal Year Regardless of the season, spring, summer, fall or winter, without mulch your soil is exposed to the elements and misses out on efficiency. That's why American Property Experts recommend padding your plants with mulch....

Don’t want to dig up your yard? Try sheet mulching!

Don’t want to dig up your yard? Try sheet mulching!

Adding mulch to your yard can transform both the look and functionality of your outdoor space. Taking on a DIY landscaping project involving mulch can be daunting, though, with the tasks of ripping up grass, tilling and loosening the soil, fertilizing it and more –...

Hurricane-Safe Trees and Plants

Hurricane-Safe Trees and Plants

Whether you’re a home gardener, a commercial landscaper, or take care of your own business’s landscaping needs, you want the best for your plants. In North Carolina, we’re no stranger to the high winds, extreme rain, and flooding that hurricane season brings with it....

Let’s Talk Termites

Let’s Talk Termites

Let’s talk termites.  At American Property Experts, we often get asked if using mulch will attract termites to a home, garden, or business when used in landscaping. The short answer: Nope! Watch the video here. Termites are small ant-like pests that feed on wood and...

Common Mulching Mistakes and How to Fix Them

Common Mulching Mistakes and How to Fix Them

Common Mulching Mistakes and How to Fix Them Whether you’re a commercial landscaper or a home gardener, chances are you’ve probably worked with mulch at some point. While placing mulch for landscaping or gardening may seem like a simple task, it’s anything but....

How to Protect Landscaping from Hurricanes

How to Protect Landscaping from Hurricanes

As a company that offers several landscaping products, like recycled mulches and soils, as well as services, like vegetative debris drop-off, land clearing, soil screening and tub grinding in North Carolina, a lot of our clients are always working on landscaping and...

9 Tips for Landscaping on a Budget

9 Tips for Landscaping on a Budget

Good landscaping can accentuate the style of your house, increase its curb appeal, and even make you more excited to come home each day. Unfortunately, landscaping can be costly and time-consuming. While some people choose to hire a landscaping company to do the hard...