Will putting rubber mulch or regular mulch around a potted plant hurt the plant? Want to cut down on weeds.
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Generally, this type of mulch is most often used for play areas and similar locations, as there may be some concern in chemicals leaching into the soil around plants. There are, however, many different types and forms of mulch available. These articles will provide some basic information and help with deciding which type may be best for you and your needs: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/garden-how-to/info/learn-about-synthetic-mulch-for-your-garden.htm, https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/garden-how-to/info/whats-the-best-mulch-for-my-garden.htm