This mulch is selected only from native trees and shrubs in this area. Mulch produced from living plants, as opposed to dead wood such an pallets and lumber, make a soilcover rich in nutrients and living microbes. Applying a 3-4 inch layer of this mulch around your plants will significantly reduce the need for watering and is the best organic weed control available. Always apply a good organic fertilizer in order to grow the biggest tomatoes and healthiest trees. Delivery available, call for details!!!