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 Mulch Delivery 3-20 yards 

Delivery of bulk mulch our variety includes, Designer Mulch,         $29.50 Per Yard available in, Black, Chocolate Brown, and Red.

Leaf Mulch  The Best Mulch for Your plants $12.99 - $16.50 "

Triple Shredded Hardwood Bark Mulch   $18.00 -  $26.00 and our Budget Cutter mulch which offers an lower price at just $20.00 per yard. aged Pine Bark Fines and Long Needle NC Pine Straw.

With a knowledgeable background of mulch since 1998, we at Area Mulch and Soils enjoy helping you decide what type of mulch you need.  

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Leaf Mulch Images shown is leaf mulch is aged 3-4 years old. It holds color very well and does not fade. Leaf Mulch as it ages turn closer to  pH neutral, it the will not burn. It is our most recommended mulch for first time mulching of flower gardens. Sales Specials  We highly recommend it, because it breaks up clay soils here in Raleigh and adds more nutrients compared to other mulches. It holds moisture the best of all mulches.

It is has very high nutrient content and adds 70-90% more nutrients to your plants than traditional mulch. It adds the most microbial life to your soils of any groundcover mulch. One advantage of leaf mulch, is that after one year, plants can grow directly in the mulch. Note, may contain small pieces of trash try the leaf mulch and you will see a positive difference in your plants with it.


Pine Bark Fines: also called Soil-Conditioner 1/4 in size, used  in flower and Rose beds. Not recommended for areas where water is moving.


Playground Mulch ASTM Certified: Image 1/4 - 1/2 in size. Made from shredded hardwood. Lay 6 inches deep and your child is safe for a 3 foot fall.11 inches good for a 9 foot fall. This type of Mulch meets National Guideline Standards for Impact Attenuation. We at Area Mulch and Soils have been selling Playground Mulch since 2002 and we have learned, kids are different these days when they reach about 5 - 6  years they are done with the swing and are on the computers. Most schools and public playgrounds go with the depths of 6 inches. The depth of 3 inches just isn't enough we recommend the 6 inch depth minimum.             


Triple Shredded Blend Dark: a mixture a hardwood and softwoods, That has been composted and screened, aged 1 year rich dark color. images coming soon.

Light Shaded Hardwood Mulch

Triple Shredded Hardwood Bark Mulch: 1-2 inches average length fibers. The highest grade hardwood mulch. It is made from a variety of hardwoods. It is resistant to water erosion and washout. It is a great choice for weed prevention is very decorative and contrast well with green grass. Triple shredded Hardwood is perfect for use in your flower garden areas.  It is a beautiful rich in color. this mulch will last approximately one year before breaking down. Hardwood Bark Mulch is one of the most popular mulch here in the Raleigh Wake Forest N.C. area. Not recommended for playgrounds.

Triple Shredded Dark Mulch: 


Decorative Designer Hardwood Mulch : Colors available are Black, Chocolate and Red. Designer Mulch will last about 1-2 years depending on location. The trick with Designer Mulch if installed at a depth of 3 inches, when it starts to fade, take a leaf rake and roll it over that will give another 8-10 months of beautiful color. This Mulch is Made from new hardwood scraps then shredded and stained with EPA approved colorant.  See Sales Page Now

Black Designer Mulch.

Chocolate Designer Mulch.

Red Designer Mulch:  Large Image


Budget Cutter Mulch, Delivery  large Image : Save $$$ made from a blend of woods and bark contains about 60% wood and 40% bark really looks great and is moving up the chain of mulch quality.

NC Long Needle Pine Straw:


Rock Mulch: Best to use ones that are at least 2.5 inches in size, mixed from small to large is best. Landscape Fabric must be used in all Rock Mulch applications we recommend the felt type which is available at garden centers.

Brown Decorative Riverbed: 2-3 inch in size, light brown an wide range of colors browns, white, dark gray, light red, even pinks, first glance are light brown tones. Image


Rock Mulch : Dark Gray in color 2-3 inches angular




LEAF MULCH $16.50 Per yrd.     15/$215.00                20/$265.00

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NC Long Needle Pine Straw 50 Bales Min. $6.00 ea.
Pine Bark Fines $35.00 per yard
Triple Shredded Hardwood Mulch Light  $25.00
Triple Shredded Hardwood Mulch Dark $26.00  
Certified Playground Mulch $26.00
Black Designer Mulch $29.00   12 min.  On - sale
Chocolate Brown Designer $29.00      3 yard min.    On-sale
Red Designer $29.00.00   12 yard      On-sale
Brown River Bed  Rock Mulch $60.00 per ton
Hardwood Blend Composted $18.00 per yard
Budget Cutter Hardwood & Softwood Images $20.00         On - Sale
Additional delivery may apply on your location  Sales Tax added to all loads / Sold by bulk Cubic yard volume

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updated 5/17/2018

Mulch uses and Pros and Cons

#1.Best Mulch for plant Lovers

Leaf Mulch

Provides lots of nutrients for all your plants and trees, hold lots of moisture for your plants, looks very well too. Yards using Aged Leaf Mulch has won yard of the year, many times through out Raleigh. Its lays down like Pine Straw it will take a while to lay down. But hold in places where others will not. Has a rich smell which will go away in a few days. Blocks weeds, this mulch is super rich and will make all plants grow. The best choice for mulching your for Vegetable gardens. Aged leaf mulch is full of microbial life. Not recommended for playgrounds. Not the choice for none gardeners.


Triple Shredded Hardwood

Contrast beautiful with green grass and one of the most popular mulches here in wake county. Holds moisture very well, bark fibers lock together allowing it to hold on step bank very well.  If good high quality 95% bark and 5%, because it is mostly bark it doesn't draw mulch nitrogen from plants as it continues to break down. But does tend to hardened in bottom layers which blocks moisture to plants. Can have problems with fungus mold. Not recommended for play grounds