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Rubber Mulch

Discussion in 'Landscape Maintenance' started by Billz, May 9, 2006.

  1. Billz

    Billz LawnSite Member
    Posts: 181

    I have a customer who wants to do a portion of her beds with rubber mulch. I have searched and found out alot, but need to know if anyone knows a place to buy it in Michigan. They sell 16 pound bags at Lowes and some other box stores here, is that the only way I can buy it? Anyone know of a bigger dealer in Michigan?
  2. rick2752

    rick2752 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 161

  3. ProMo

    ProMo LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,468

    I would talk them out of it.
  4. confuuscious

    confuuscious LawnSite Member
    Posts: 6

    why would you talk him out it? whats wrong with rubber mulch?:confused: :confused: :confused:
  5. ProMo

    ProMo LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,468

    Try to edge the bed with rubber mulch and it goes everywere. It doesnt decompose so the soil doesnt benefit from it. I have a customer that installed it about 2 years ago and after about 3 months it looked terrible, dirt showing through etc. it didnt seem to last long.

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