The following are some advantages and disadvantages for using brick or stone as mulch. Based on your own knowldege and experience, feel free to add to this list.

  1. offers a neat appearance (pro)
  2. long lasting (pro)
  3. offers some weed control (pro)
  4. may not blend with every landscape design (con)
  5. lighter shades can reflect heat back up towards plants, which may be harmful (con)
  6. if pieces are strewn into the lawn, they can become potential hazards when mowing (con)