Mulching offers several benefits for your home or commercial property. Mulch helps to maintain moisture around plants, prevent soil erosion, improve soil conditions, and reduces the growth of weeds in your landscaping. Certain mulches can be used to improve the pH level of the soil to meet the needs of specific plants. In addition to the benefits to plants and soil, mulching creates visual appeal. In order to reap the benefits of mulch, it is important to select the right mulch materials use proper mulching techniques.