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Minerals mulches do not have the problems that some other organic  mulches suffer from and so have a range of additional benefits:

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Ease of Maintenance: Lightweight waste product mulches such as pine bark or cane straw easily blow away in the wind, creating both cleaning problems and waste of material. You Yang mineral mulches will never blow away and if properly contained will last forever. A simple wash with the hose renews the appearance of the product
 

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Purity: The purity of other mulches can be in question. Where did they come from and what has been done to them in their manufacture?
 

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Long term effects: Some mulches such as pine bark can add oils and other chemicals to the soil and their long term use can affect soil quality. These sort of mulches rob the soil of nitrogen as they decay. You Yang mineral Mulches add important trace elements to the soil as microscopic surface layers are eroded over time and improve soil quality
 

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Soil Effects: The bacteria and fungi that break down other organic mulches rob the soil of  nitrogen and other trace elements and so require the addition of added organic fertilizer which is expensive and potentially harmful to the environment. The breakdown of other mulches can effect soil Ph as well. As there is no breakdown of our material neither of these two effects will occur with use of our products..
 

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Minimize Termite and Snail Problems: In areas where termites or snails are a problem, the worst thing a gardener can do is to put an organic mulch containing cellulose fibres (pine bark, cane straw etc) close to the house. Such material provides an ideal location for the formation of new termite nests that can then easily infect the house. It also encourages growth of snails. Mineral mulch having no organic content inhibits the formation of new nests and provides a barrier to new infections. It also provides an effective barrier to snails entering gardens.
 

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Cost: All organic mulches breakdown and need annual replacement to ensure they maintain peak performance. As mineral mulches do not break down or compost into the soil, they will only require very infrequent topping up and so save money in the long term. They also save on the use of fertilizer as mention in "Soil Effects" above.

                            
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