The best time for mulch installation to be done is in the early stages of spring or summer when the temperatures begin to rise. Certainly, the mulch will keep the soil cool and promote growth of new plants, flowers, and trees. Fall is also a good time for mulch installation keeping soil temperatures warmer and also giving your plants a head start to spring.
- Enhanced look for garden beds, Curb Appeal
- Conserves Moisture in soil
- Mulch continually breaks down into compost improving fertility and health of the soil
- Reduces weed growth
- Keeps roots warm in winter and cool in summer
How Much Hardwood Brown Mulch Do I Need?
One cubic yard of hardwood 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.
Hardwood Brown Mulch in Bulk
Most importantly, is it cheaper to buy brown hardwood 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. Mulch sold in bulk costs between $30-$40 per cubic yard. Furthermore, every cubic yard of mulch equals about 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.