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Mulch Price Rising?

Discussion in 'Landscape Maintenance' started by midwest, Mar 25, 2006.

  1. midwest

    midwest LawnSite Member
    from MIDWEST
    Messages: 40

    What is everbody paying for double ground oak bark mulch?(Missouri/ midwest) My prices went up $2 from last year.
  2. rodfather

    rodfather LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 9,501

    I'm paying $16.50 a cubic yard
  3. MudslinginFX4

    MudslinginFX4 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,170

    I am paying $13 per yard, up from $9 two years ago.
  4. Green-Pro

    Green-Pro LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,420

    I buy large quantities at a time to store on site. My supplier called me Friday and said the cost per yard will be increasing in the near future. He didn't have an approximate $ figure yet but said he didn't expect it to be significant.
    Right now I pay $10 per yard for double ground hardwood, my most popular mulch.
  5. echovalley

    echovalley LawnSite Member
    from CT
    Messages: 91

    We are paying $28 per yard for colored mulch,$32 for cedar and $40 for premium hemlock blend
  6. Planet Landscaping

    Planet Landscaping LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 607

    17.50 a yard here by the tractor trailer load, Pine/spruce/hardwood barkmulch.:cool2:
  7. Xterminator

    Xterminator LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 279

    12.50 per yard Here
  8. midwest

    midwest LawnSite Member
    from MIDWEST
    Messages: 40

    i WISH i KNEW HOW YOU GUYS GOT IT SO CHEAP. I'm with planet, I get it for the same price . The problem I have is that I don't get the trailer load price if I pick it up in 8 loads. They always tell me you have to get it all at once. Going to try to talk to the management and see what they can do. Where do you guys live getting this so cheap. How much do you buy green pro to get it that price?

    M RASCOE&SONS LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,475

    I Found This Place In Connecticut Called "ecr" In Danielson That Will Deliver To Me In Oldsaybrook For $20 Per Yd In A 100 Yd Walking Floor ,there Material Is Very Nice And I Have Been Upto There Facility And It Was Top Shelf So Im Thinkin About Giving Them A Try.they Have A Nice Selection Of Material Too Choose From..
  10. TreemanB

    TreemanB LawnSite Member
    Messages: 1

    I have double ground hardwood mulch in Des Moines for $8.00/yard. Interested?....cal me. Tim Bennett 515-276-5528

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