Frequently Asked Questions
Your Landscape Material Questions, Answered.
Q: How do I determine how many yards I need?
A: Measure length times width of the area to be covered. That will equal the square footage. Take the square footage and divide it by 108. That will give you how many cubic yards you will need to fill the area 3 inches thick. http://www.landscapecalculator.com/calculators/mulch
Q: What are some of the benefits of mulch?
A: Mulch prevents weeds from growing, nurtures soils and plants, protects soil from erosion, conserves moisture, and provides a beautiful finish to your landscape.
Q: When should you mulch?
A: There is no right or wrong time to mulch. However, most people prefer to mulch in the spring. This helps the plants retain water through the spring and summer and keeps plants warmer in the winter.
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Q: What is the difference between organic and inorganic mulch?
A: Organic mulch is made of many naturally occurring substances in which decomposition will occur. Inorganic mulch is a landscape material that does not decompose over time.
Q: What thickness in depth should I lay mulch?
A: To maintain moisture and effectively prevent weed growth, our recommended depth is 3 inches thick.
Q: What is the difference between bagged and bulk mulch?
A: Bulk mulch is generally much cheaper than bag mulch. However, if you need less than 2 yards of mulch you may want to consider using bags.