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Scoria Mulch with water retaining Muscle to toughen up your garden so that it can thrive with less water



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bulletThe very nature of the porous scoria material means that it absorbs up to 30% of it's own weight in water which is then is slowly released  to sustain plants over time and so minimize watering needs to ensure that every drop of water is used productively.
SAVES water, provides drought protection for gardens
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Scoria also insulates the underlying soil and prevents evaporation as it provides a very effective insulation layer to the soil  while still allowing good air flow to keep the soil aerated and healthy. (Scoria is used in industry  as a insulation material in critical high temperature applications).

REDUCES  demands for constant watering
bulletAs organic mulches breakdown, they rob nitrogen from the soil. To compensate for this you have to add expensive fertilizer to the soil. This problem does not occur with Mineral Mulches as they will never break down.
  SAVES precious nitrogen in the soil
bulletAs the material is non organic, there is no need to worry about termites setting up home in the mulch and then moving into your house. The use of standard organic mulches close to timber structures can create ideal nesting sites for termites. Scoria gives termite protection.
 PROTECTS homes from increased chance of termite attack
bulletDue to the abrasive and vesicle nature of our material slugs and snails find it unattractive and are reluctant to cross a scoria mulch barrier, leading to increased protection for your garden
  PROTECTS gardens from snail and slug attack
bulletThe material acts like an insulator and protects the soil from the direct drying effect of the sun and wind and in cooler areas, protects roots from freezing frosts.
INSULATES garden soil from the worst of heat and cold
bulletBecause the material is made from a natural light weight rock it does not blow away and so saves considerable costs over time as it does not need annual replenishment
DOES NOT Blow away or Decompose
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The base minerals from which scoria is formed add vital trace elements to the soils. Vital trace elements are added to the soil slowly over time.

CONDITIONS AND IMPROVES garden soil by adding trace elements
bulletThe material is light (about half the weight of normal rock) and so is easy to spread and apply.
 LIGHT and easy to apply
bulletBecause scoria always remains loose and easily raked it gives protection against weeds. A occasional rake will disturb the roots of new weeds, killing most weeds without further effort.
WEEDING becomes very easy
bulletBecause the material is a natural material it never fades or degenerates, a rake and a slight top up occasionally is all that is required to keep your garden looking like new for ever.
NO FADING looks good for ever
bulletScoria works particularly well in pots where it both helps pots drain, keeps light potting mixes from blowing away and helps insulate the top of the pot and so prevent water loss
GREAT FOR POTS insulates and protects
bulletScoria is a pure, natural material. It contains no artificial chemicals, plant oils or residual components that can poison soil with repeated applications.
 PURE AND NATURAL Contains no pollutants
 NEEDS no fungicides or insecticides


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bullet So why use Mineral Mulches instead of Pine Chips or other mulches?
bulletRecommend simple method of applying mineral mulches
bulletMatch our mulch with our soil products for a total solution


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