Mulch in South Florida

Discussion in 'Landscape Maintenance' started by dleonard77, May 30, 2011.

  1. dleonard77

    dleonard77 LawnSite Member
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    Are there any companies that deliver mulch in bulk, such as 10-30 yds, in south florida without it being bagged?
     
  2. Greg78

    Greg78 LawnSite Silver Member
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  3. Greg78

    Greg78 LawnSite Silver Member
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    I've only done mulch that wasn't in bags once, lets just say I won't be doing it again. Just did a 120 bag job (8.5yds) was nice and easy. Had a pallet and a half loaded on the trailer.

    Next job we will be using 3 CU FT bags from JDL. Just talked to them last week when I was picking up some fert, we can get a better deal through them than anybody else I've used.
     
  4. grassman88

    grassman88 LawnSite Member
    from mass
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    i what make bag mulch better? up here its a home owner thing no landscaper will use bag mulch pretty much. ive only used bagged once and will never again for one you have all that plastic going to the landfills and i can get 3 yards spread by myself in a little more than an hour. not saying that your wrong for doing it that way just woundering if im missing something that could help me in the future haha
     
  5. not sure exactly where you are in wpb, but bushel stop delivers by the yard. We have one in Jupiter and I know there is one in Lantana as well......
     
  6. dleonard77

    dleonard77 LawnSite Member
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    yeah there's no way im going to be using bags for landscape projects. I find it extremely inefficient and too pricey.
     
  7. Plantculture

    Plantculture LawnSite Member
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    My experience has been the opposite. Cost is about the same and its easier to handle.
     
  8. Greg78

    Greg78 LawnSite Silver Member
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    There was just a thread on this very topic. http://www.lawnsite.com/showthread.php?t=350189&highlight=bagged+mulch
     
  9. Greg78

    Greg78 LawnSite Silver Member
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    Bagged I can get for $22.50 a yard(9 3 CU Ft bags) and price goes down with volume.
    Bulk mulch was at $35.70 a yard.
     
  10. capelawncare.com

    capelawncare.com LawnSite Fanatic
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    I have used Bulk and Bagged, And I have to say bagged is by far easier. Unless...your doing one big area, and dump the bulk right on it.
     

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