The best mulches to use are biodegradable mulches, which improve the soil and don’t damage the environment.
Types of mulch include compost, processed conifer bark, wood chippings and even seaweed.
Gardening Express suggested a clever way to keep weeds under control before they even take route.
What’s more, it will help eradicate pests.
A spokesperson from GardeningExpress.co.uk said: “Birds are great to have flying around and living in your garden.