mulch and annual flowers

Discussion in 'Landscape Maintenance' started by thom, Mar 20, 2010.

  1. thom

    thom LawnSite Member
    Messages: 159

    what is the proper procedure to install mulch and flowers?
    plant the flowers first,or lay down the mulch first?.
  2. betmr

    betmr LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,663

    I do flowers first.
  3. paponte

    paponte LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,366

    We mulch first then do the annuals. Its alot easier.
  4. mike174

    mike174 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 240

    I've done it both ways. I think mulching first is faster.
  5. TJ LAWN

    TJ LAWN LawnSite Member
    Messages: 128

    Im with Mike...Mulch first then Flowers....
  6. scaglawnsnj

    scaglawnsnj LawnSite Senior Member
    from nj
    Messages: 435

    What do you think would be the best way?? plant the flowers and then mulch.
    when mulching around the flowers, you'll break some and knock off pedals. Or you could much and then plant flowers and have no worries of damage.
    hope this helps. use common sense

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