Mulch Jobs!! Wanna See Yours!!

Discussion in 'Landscape Maintenance' started by L&C Lawn Care, Apr 8, 2014.

  1. L&C Lawn Care

    L&C Lawn Care LawnSite Member
    Messages: 26

    Hey guys! I am doing a pretty large mulch job this next week. It will be a relatively easy job, but I wanted to search out some ideas to "spruce" up the job a little bit. Would any of you guys care to upload some mulch jobs you are doing/have done in the past that you really liked?

    Anything you guys do that might help me? Any tips? I'm all ears. I would love to learn as much as i can.

    I will upload before/after pictures once I am finished. I just wanted to see some jobs that some of you that have been in the business longer than I have done on the past. Thanks guys!! :waving:
  2. PenningsLandscaping

    PenningsLandscaping LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,853

    I'm subscribing, doing 9 yards of cedar this week.
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  3. L&C Lawn Care

    L&C Lawn Care LawnSite Member
    Messages: 26

    Wow that's awesome man..I have done mulch jobs in the past but I just created my own business. This is the first mulch job I have gotten...hoping to impress them. Hoping to have plenty more soon!!
  4. lawnman24949

    lawnman24949 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 145

    Make sure you smooth the mulch out with a leaf rake after spreading it with a tine rake.
  5. PA GrassChoppers

    PA GrassChoppers LawnSite Member
    from PA
    Messages: 127

    Looking forward to seeing the pics
  6. vallz

    vallz LawnSite Member
    from Kansas
    Messages: 44

    The bigger the wheelbarrow, the better! Have 30 yards to put down over the next week and a half!!
  7. CreativeLawncareSolutions

    CreativeLawncareSolutions LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,017

    Just rake it over after you spread it. Make a nice edge where needed.

    That's pretty much it.
  8. whiffyspark

    whiffyspark LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,404

    We always pat it down with a leaf rake flipped over.
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  9. AMW Landscaping

    AMW Landscaping LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 630

    I am doing 30 bags of all bark ceder. It is the most expensive stuff that is around. Retail is 7 a bag. But it does look great!
  10. L&C Lawn Care

    L&C Lawn Care LawnSite Member
    Messages: 26

    That's awesome...I am doing a relatively large job. 120-150 bags. Its died black mulch. I am pretty stoked to do it though because it is a relatively easy job and the property is beautiful. that always makes it a lot more fun!

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