As wood chips break down, they slowly provide small amounts of nutrients that increase the organic matter of the soil. This organic matter gets worked down into the soil through the activity of earthworms and insects that live and burrow through the soil. The increased organic matter in the soil results in healthier plant growth.
These locally produced wood chips from Bois Noir (endemic),are economical and easy to apply and remove. It isn’t blown around by winds like lightweight mulches. When it no longer looks its best, you can compost it or work it directly into the soil. Did you know that wood chips block the sun and help keep the soil cool? To make you plants happy and reach optimal growth, cover your soil with a 2 inches layer of wood chips. The main benefits of wood chips include reduced weeding, cooler soil in the summer and water conservation. Woodchips increases the soil’s organic matter resulting in healthier plant growth.