How Much Black Mulch Do I Need?
One cubic yard of black mulch covers about 100 square feet at 2 inches in depth. Certainly, TGM wants to make it easy for you to determine how many cubic yards of mulch you will need for your flower beds. Use the TGM mulch coverage calculator that can help you determine how many cubic yards of mulch you will need for your landscape.
Black Mulch in Bulk
Most importantly, is it cheaper to buy mulch in bulk or bags? Buying mulch in bulk is more economical than buying mulch in bags. Bagged mulch usually costs about $2.99-6.99, depending on the mulch type you purchase. Bulk mulch cost is between $30-$39 per cubic yard. Furthermore, every cubic yard of mulch equals 13.5 bags of mulch. Indeed, the cost of buying one cubic yard of mulch at $35 versus buying 13.5 bags at $40.37 or more is more economical.
Why mulch your garden? Mulching Benefits:
The best time for mulching in Houston is in the early stages of spring or summer when the temperatures begin to rise. Hence, the mulch will keep the soil cool and promote plant growth. Likewise, fall is also a good time for mulch installation to keep soil temperatures warmer and give your plants a head start to spring.
- Enhanced look for garden beds and curb appeal.
- It conserves moisture in the soil.
- It continually breaks down into compost, improving the fertility and health of the soil.
- Also, it reduces weed growth.
- Keeps roots warm in winter and cool in summer.
Is Black Mulch Safe?
Are you wondering if black colored mulch is safe to install in your landscape garden beds? Premium black mulch is color enhanced using a carbon-based dye that is kid and pet friendly.