Water Saving Mulch 30L


Hortico Water Saving Mulch is made from organic material and contains a soil wetting agent. Its particle size ensures good moisture penetration and retention. Mulch can help reduce evaporation from the soil which then improves plant growth and survival during dry times. Mulching also improves the quality of soil by adding organic matter and encouraging earthworms and beneficial soil micro-organisms, while smothering weeds.


  • Improves soil quality and water retention
  • Reduces evaporation from the soil
  • Made from organic material
  • Contains soil wetter
  • For Best Results: apply 4 bags per square metre at 50mm thick

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Water Saving Tips

  • Soil will stay moist for longer if you water in the morning or evening.
  • Train plants in good water habits by watering deeply but less often.
  • Direct water over the drip zone of the plants.
  • A layer of organic mulch conserves moisture and improves the soil.
  • Control weeds in the garden – they’ll compete for every drop of water!
  • Group the plants that need most water together in the garden.

Handy Hint

  • Apply controlled release fertiliser around drip zone before mulching.