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Mulch, Soil and Compost

Meadows Farms offers a full line of mulches, soils and planting mixes to start you on the road to success. Our bagged products are easy to transport, can be handled by one person, and easily stored until you need them. Our bulk products offer an economical way to buy the quantity you need to do a large scale job. Either way, we have it! and will be happy to deliver it to your site for a nominal fee.

Bagged Products:                                                     Mulch Calculator

Mulch, Shredded Hardwood           3 cu. ft.     

Most popular mulch in our area!

Planting Mix                                   1 cu. ft.    

 A special blend of organic soils

Topsoil                                           40 lbs. 

Mulch, Pine                                    2 cu. ft.   

Great for acid-loving plants

Mulch, red, brown, or black           2 cu. ft.    

Long-lasting color

Sand, all purpose or play               .5 cu. ft.    

 

Bulk Products (not available at all locations):

Mulch, Shredded Hardwood          

Most economical way to go!

Topsoil

Leaf Compost                             

For lawns, gardens, general purpose planting

Orgro                                 

Great for lawns!

Mulch, colored     

            HOW MUCH DO I NEED
TO COVER A 100 SQUARE FOOT AREA?

 

DEPTH                             AMOUNT OF BULK MATERIAL

1"                                             1/3of a yard
2"                                             1/2 of a yard
3"                                             1 yard
4'                                             1 1/4 yards
5"                                             1 1/2 yards
6"                                             2 yards

SHOULD I BUY IT BY THE BAG OR IN BULK?

One Cubic Yard of Mulch = NINE 3 Cubic Foot Bags of Mulch
One Cubic Yard of Topsoil = TWENTY SEVEN 1 Cubic Foot Bgas of Topsoil
One Cubic Yard of "Leaf" = TWENTY SEVEN 1 Cubic Foot Bags of Planting Mix
One Cubic Yard of Orgro = TWENTY SEVEN 40 lb Bags of Compost

Mulch weighs 500 pounds per cubic yard.
Topsoil weighs 1,600 pounds per cubic yard.
A full size pick- up truck can carry approximately 2 yards of mulch or 1 yard of topsoil.

(ALL WEIGHTS AND COMPARISONS ARE APPROXIMATE) 

Quality Need Not Cost More