While purchasing mulch for your landscape may seem simple enough, but choosing the right mulch can make all the difference. 

Look for mulch readily available here in Central Florida. Such as pine bark, chocolate, cypress, and red mulch. Stone mulch is also a great option, black slate, seminole chip, cedar bark rock, river rock, marble chips, pea rock, white sand, and crushed concrete. 

The first step is to select the areas where mulch will be applied. Evaluate your landscape and garden. Popular mulch applications include borders, flower beds, walkways, vegetable and flower gardens, play areas, around shrubs and trees.

Next, measure the area where you want intend mulch. Jot down the width and length. Determine the square footage by multiplying the length and width of the area. Multiply the square footage by how deep you want the mulch. Then divide that number by 324. 

To make things much easier. Just measure the width and length and call Reliable Peat. We can do all the math for you and help you determine which mulch is best for your project. 

Should you purchase mulch by the bag or in bulk? It is a popular question. Bags may be good for a small area, but buying mulch in bulk will save you time, money, and a lot of work!

Bags of mulch are measured in cubic feet, while bulk mulch comes in cubic yards. That averages out to 13 bags of mulch for each cubic yard. Not only will you save money with bulk mulch, you will get to see how fresh it is. Having the mulch delivered makes any project quick and easy. It is also easier on the environment, less plastic packaging will end up in the garbage.

If you have any questions about mulch or soil, don’t hesitate to contact Reliable Peat. With over 30 years of experience helping our customers in Central Florida. We focus on only the highest quality ingredients at the best price to give our customers exactly what they are looking for. Our emphasis is to have the highest level of service in the industry and a personal touch with every customer.