Using mulch for low-maintenance landscaping

Posted by ChromaScape on Apr 20, 2020 9:37:28 AM

Everyone wants their landscaping to look amazing. But few people are willing to put in the work. From commercial properties looking to cut costs, to homeowners looking to spend more time in front of the TV, people everywhere want low-maintenance landscaping options. This creates a tremendous opportunity for mulch producers who are able to communicate to customers all the time and cost savings that come with using a quality mulch product. Here are just some of the ways you can do less with more mulch.

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Topics: mulch colorant, mulch beds, reduce water rates, low-maintenance landscaping, soil erosion

Water conservation: How mulch creates new opportunities

Posted by ChromaScape on Mar 24, 2020 5:28:49 PM
To combat the effects of climate change, landscapers across the country are increasingly looking for ways to make their designs more sustainable. Along with trying to avoid soil erosion and installing plants that are attractive to pollinators, these sustainability efforts are largely aimed at water conservation. This is good news for mulch producers because mulch has a unique capacity for reducing water usage in landscaping designs. Here’s a look at how mulch helps conserve water and how mulch producers can use this knowledge to grow their business.
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Topics: mulch beds, reduce water usage rates, increase sustainability

How to Prepare Your Mulch Beds

Posted by ChromaScape on Jan 7, 2020 9:44:13 AM

Choosing colored mulch for your next project is a great way to add beauty to your landscape design while improving the health of your soil and plants. But you can’t just throw some mulch down and expect everything to be perfect. To get the best results, you need to take a little time to prepare your mulch beds properly. Here’s how to do it, plus some tips on how to take care of your mulch once it’s installed.

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Topics: mulch colorant, mulch beds

Common questions about colored mulch

Posted by ChromaScape on Jan 6, 2020 11:13:16 AM

What is colored mulch?

Colored mulch is wood, often scrap wood or recycled wood product, that is dyed with iron oxide or carbon-based pigment to produce vibrant reds, browns, blacks or other unique colors. Colored mulch is safe, environmentally friendly and can provide a boost of color to any landscaping design.

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Topics: mulch colorant, mulch beds, mulch calculation, mulch safety

Mulch colorant safety: Protecting people and plants

Posted by ChromaScape on Dec 12, 2019 1:35:38 PM


Whether you’re buying a new car for yourself or a small toy for one of your kids, personal safety is a major concern for any consumer. The same is true when it comes to colored mulch. Mulch producers, landscapers and home owners alike all want to know the product they’re using is safe. That’s why mulch colorant manufacturers like ChromaScape put so much care into crafting products that are safe for people, pets and the environment. Let’s explore some common safety concerns to see why colored mulch is a fun, decorative and safe addition to any landscaping project.

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Topics: mulch colorant, mulch beds, mulch colorant safety