Ideal for decorative purposes, moisture retention and low maintenance gardening. Essentials Bark works in three ways: 1.Reduces evaporation from soil surface. 2.Provides an insulating layer which protects the soil from hot, dry weather. 3.Reduces weed growth so stops weeds taking valuable moisture from your plants. An entirely natural by-product of the timber industry, Essentials Bark is graded for ease of use, while its fresh and natural pine aroma making it pleasant to handle. How to use Firstly remove all weeds from the bed or border. When the soil is moist, spread a layer or Essentials Bark 5cm (2") deep around the plants. Where to use Ideal for flowerbeds, borders and paths. How often to apply Apply as required. Coverage 4m² on a 2.5cm deep bark ground coverage, or 2m² on a 5cm deep bark ground coverage. Cautions se in a well ventilated place and avoid breathing in dust. Always wear gloves when gardening. Wash hands after use. Store in a cool place, away from sun. Open bag carefully and reseal after use. Always read the label and product information before use.