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Mulch Delivery  ON - SALE

Delivery of bulk Mulch a variety of mulch , Designer Mulch, $27.50 - 29.50 Per Yard,  Black, Chocolate Brown, and Red, Leaf mulch $12.99 - $20.00 Triple Shredded Hardwood Bark $23.50 - $25.00 and our Budget Cutter which offers a low price. With a knowledgeable background of mulches, we at Area Mulch and Soils enjoy helping you decide what type of mulch you need.  

 

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 Leaf Mulch More Images  Delivery :  Our leaf mulch is aged 3-4  years old comes from Municipalities leaf collections. It holds color very well and does not fade. Leaf Mulch is pH neutral. It is our most recommended mulch for first time mulching of flower gardens. 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 amount of trash  try the leaf mulch and you will see a positive difference in your plants with it.

Light Shade

Triple Shredded Hardwood Bark  Delivery ON- Sale Now   The highest grade hardwood mulch. It is made from a variety of hardwoods. It is resistant to water erosion and washout. Compared to our Leaf Mulch, it is more decorative but less nutritious. It is a great choice for weed prevention. Triple shredded Hardwood is perfect for use in your flower bedding areas. 1-3 inches average length fibers. It is a beautiful rich in color. mulch will last approximately 1 year before breaking down. Hardwood Bark Mulch is one of the most popular mulch her in the Raleigh area.

Triple Shredded Dark: 


Chocolate Designer Mulch

Decorative Designer Hardwood Mulch Delivery : Available in Black, Chocolate Brown, and Red, it will last about 1-2 years. If located in the full sun and with irrigation systems it was start to fad in about 8-10 months. The trick with designer mulch if installed at a depth of 3 inches, when it starts to fad 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.


Low Budget Mulch

Budget Cutter Mulch, Delivery : 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.

 Poor-mans Mulch Delivery : Image  Use in large back yard areas at just $250.00 per 20 yard load, additional delivery may apply.

 

MULCHES/ SOILS PRICE LIST, DELIVERY    ONLY

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TYPE COST PER CUBIC YARD BY VOLUME
LEAF MULCH $20.00 Per yard  Image 
Leaf Mulch Plus $25.00 Per yard
Triple Shredded Hardwood Mulch Light $ 25.00 Per yard
Triple Shredded Hardwood Mulch Dark $26.00   Per yard  
Decorative Hardwood Designer                    $30.00 Per yard.  12 yard Min.  Chocolate/Red and Black
Budget Cutter Hardwood & Softwood $20.00 per yard
Poor-mans Mulch  $250.00 per 20 yard load
Additional delivery may apply on your location  Sales Tax added to all loads / Sold by bulk Cubic yard volume

 


Pros and Cons  Since 1998

About Gravel - Stones and Mulch, Ground Cover

This chart will give you a good idea which product is best for your location. Its not perfect but its a start.

 

 

Gravel   

Triple Hardwood Mulch Double Shredded Mulch Triple Shredded Pine Bark Mini Pine Nuggets Large Pine Nuggets Cypress Certified Playground Cypress Mulch Designer Mulch Aged leaf Mulch Pine Straw Budget Cutter
Provides Nutrients

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Weed Control 0 10 7 8 4 0 9 8 9 10 7 10
Holds Moisture 0 8 6 8 1 0 7 6 4 10 3 8
Decorative Mulch 7-10 9 7 9 10 10 9 10 10 9 8 7
How Long Last N/A 1 year 2 year 2 year 2-3 3-4 2-3 2-3 2-3 1 1 1
Use first time 0 3 1 5 0 0 0 0 0 10+ 0 0
Have a lot of tress where mulch is 7 10 8 5 2 1 9 6 9 10 9 9
Steep Slope 4-10 10 8 5 1 1 6 5 7 9 6 7
A bit of  water flowing times 4-10 No No No No No No No No No Ok No
Playground Area No No No No No No Yes No No No No No
Do I need Landscape Fabric Yes No No No No ? Yes Yes No No No No No
Could it get Fungus Mold No Yes Yes No No No No No Yes No No Yes
Shotgun Fungus No Yes Yes No No No No No No No No Yes
Hold  Color 15 years 5  Months 5 Months 8 Months 8 Months 1 year 1 year 8

Months

1year 1Year 8 Months 6 Months

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