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We have a newly built and dark stained deck in our backyard.

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Hey so we have a newly built and dark stained deck in our backyard. Surrounding the deck however is dry dirt because no grass grows there because of shade among other things. This dirt gets easily tracked from our dogs and our feet onto the deck making it look very dirty. And when it rains, the mud gets even worse. We aren't able to install grass or anything at the moment. We're just looking for something we can do so we can stop tracking all the dirt onto the deck. I was thinking maybe lay mulch down or something but I'm not too sure and that's why I'm asking you. I can supply pictures because I feel that will greatly help describe what I'm talking about but am not sure how to do that that.
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2+" of mulch is your best bet for a short term solution. When the time comes to plant you ca just rake it away.

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