A cubic yard of mulch weighs 400 to 800 pounds, with a higher moisture content making the material heavier. Each unit is 3 feet tall, 3 feet long and 3 feet wide.Know More
Most full-size pickups can hold up to 3 cubic yards of mulch. Each yard of mulch covers 324 square feet at 1 inch deep, 162 square feet at 2 inches deep, 108 square feet at 3 inches deep or 81 square feet at 4 inches deep.
Mulch prevents weed growth, reduces moisture evaporation, moderates soil temperatures, inhibits disease and improves fertility. It can also make maintenance easier and improve the appearance of the landscape.Learn more about Gardening & Landscapes
In order to take care of a cabbage plant, a gardener needs to mulch and fertilize it, water it regularly, remove weeds and get rid of cabbageworms. Cabbageworms, if unchecked, eat through the leaves and destroy the plant.Full Answer >
Place a generous amount of cedar chips down as mulch around trees, flowerbeds, walkways, pool tile and shrubs. Additionally, use them as a weed suppressor around the deck and the perimeter of the house. After a year or two of use as mulch, they can be used for composting as well.Full Answer >
Pine needles are good for use as a mulch. Pine needles are especially recommended as an organic mulch for use around freshly planted annual flowers, such as marigolds, zinnias and snapdragons.Full Answer >
A homeowner has a yard drainage problem if it rains and the water stands in the yard, forming large puddles that take days for the water to drain. Having a yard drainage system in place eliminates the standing water.Full Answer >