Common Questions & Concerns

How much mulch do I need?
It depends on how deep you want to place your mulch. One cubic yard will cover 100 square feet at a depth of 3 inches. An easy way to figure out how much mulch you will need is to obtain the square footage of the area you want to cover and divide that number by 100. This will give you the number of cubic yards that you need to cover your area. For instance, if you have 750sqft. Divide 750 by 100 and you will get 7.5....thus you will need 7.5 cubic yards to cover that area at a depth of three inches. If you want to cover an area at a different depth refer to the chart on the overview page.

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What is a cubic yard ?
A cubic yard is volume measurement of 27 cubic feet. Our products are sold in bulk in this manner. A cubic yard is roughly the same as the back end of a small pick up truck. A full size truck can hold anywhere from 1.5 to 3 cubic yards.

When is the best time to apply mulch ?
It depends upon the need. Some mulches are best for winter, to keep the root system warm. Some are good for summer to keep the weeds down and the roots moist.... Mulching Landscape Plants... WHEN to do it??

How can I level my grass ?
There are professional companies that will come and level your grass. (Call us for references) If you would rather do it your self, however, you can use our Top Dressing Sand and apply it to your areas at a depth one half inch and the grass will grow through. Continue this until the desired elevation is reaches.

Do you deliver?
Yes and we charge a fee for delivery to cover our costs.

How do you sell your products?
We sell products in a bulk form using a skid steer loader bucket (Cubic Yard) to dump it into trucks and trailers. Buying bulk saves over buying bagged products. If you need smaller amounts, just let us know and we will work it out.

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What forms of payment do you accept?
Cash, check, credit & debit cards.

Why mulch?
Many homeowners think of mulch as strictly cosmetic, just something to make the place look good.  And its true that mulch around the base of trees and shrubs does improve property appearance.   But there's an awful lot more that mulch contributes to your landscape by making maintenance a much easier, and  providing other benefits that are underground and out of sight. Retaining Moisture & Inhibiting Weed Growth.  Mulched soil retains moisture much better around your trees than bare soil can. This means watering less (a major concern as our water supply becomes depleted) and reducing the chance of water stress on the trees. Mulch also cuts down soil erosion or wash-out around trees, it keeps weeds down, reduces soil compaction, and can even improve soil structure as the mulch breaks down. Mulched barriers around trees also keep mowers and trimmers from causing mechanical damage to the trees.

What about termites?
Check out this link:. The Facts About Termites and Mulch

Other Links

UGA Extension Services Publications:

Water Gardens: Installation and Maintenance

Conserving Water in the Vegetable Garden

Gardening in Georgia

Mulching Vegetables

Vegetable Garden Calendar

Composting: Feed Your Landscape - Not The Landfill

2004 Georgia Pest Management Handbook

Green Acres Supplies - Snellville, GA

General Links:

Flowering Perennials for Georgia Gardens

Garden Guides Resource Links

HGTV: Home & Garden TV






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