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Mulch and Topsoil

Mulch can be a lot of different things, but at its core it exists as a material that is applied to landscaping, walking paths and flower beds for aesthetic purposes, to suppress weed growth, retain moisture and supply nutrients to soil through decay. Topsoil is the nutrient-rich, uppermost layer of soil that is ideal for gardening and planting.

Dark mulch by deck
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Adding mulch to your landscape design plan can help plants grow, but how much does mulch cost? Should you buy mulch by the yard or the bag? Read to find out.

You should check your mulch for compaction about once a month, says McWilliams. (Photo courtesy of Angie's List member Robert P. of Boston)
Mulch & Topsoil, Landscaping

Before you put down fresh mulch around your plants, there are a few steps to take. One highly rated provider shares 10 steps to prepare for fresh mulch.

pros and cons of rubber mulch
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Dear Angie: I recently put down recycled rubber as mulch for my front flower bed. How reliable and sturdy is the rubber mulch compared to wood chips?

Landscapers mulch to moderate soil temperature, conserve moisture, suppress weeds and to add organic matter to the soil as the shredded bark breaks down.
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I don't care about lawns--I planted mine in clover and don't have to mow it. When I do need to mow I use a rotary Fiskars mower, which is great--or a scythe. That's right--a scythe (the European type, which is smaller, and it's very good exercise). Gas-powered mowers, chemical fertilizers and weed killers--all nasty stuff that gets into everyone's air, soil, and water. I'm sure my neighbor doesn't like my wildflowers, semi-wild pockets of fruit bushes, and unmown areas and yes, dandelions (I have 10 acres) but that's too bad. It's better habitat for wildlife, especially the pollinators on which our food supply depends. I think this obsession with the Great American Lawn is a waste of time and resources. Plant some food instead.


One of the more difficult issues facing you will be making sure you compare apples 'n apples while understanding the differences between apples 'n oranges.

Some things common to all:

How far from your (water) meter pit to the home?

Do you know what sort of water pressure you have?

Those two questions sortta drive the rest.  How many sprinklers you have is a piece of the puzzle but it is lower on the issues list than how much water pressure and gallons per minute of flow (gpm) you have.  Knowing the water pressure and gpm coming to the house is important because it is the info divided by the flow rate of the heads to tell you how many you can run at a time.

 That, plus the number of heads it takes to cover your yard will let them decide on how many zones to cut the yard into (each zone is X number of heads that run at the same time).

Will the different estimates be for systems that are all parts from a single manufaturer or will it be a collection of brands?  Some will tell you that the parts (controller, back-flow, heads and even specific heads) are better from different manufacturers while others will tell you that all from a single manufacturer will give you an optimized system.

And, are the contractors equally certified?  Not only education and experience but certifications from the various manufacturers who's parts they want to use.  And, will their installations be the same?  Will they open trenches all around your yard and be a week getting the stuff layed, connected and back-filled?  Or, will they pull the flexible pipe and be in 'n out in one day with water flowing to cover their intrussion before they leave that day?

Will your system need to be blown out with pressurized air at the end of the season to avoid winter freeze and bursts or will it drain automagically?

I know, I took your simple question and made it hard.

When I bought my system about 9 years ago, I had a variety of estimates and the differences sortta fell into the mess I listed above.  The low estimate was a person who seemed to be from the "get it in the ground and fix it later" school.

The highest estimate was from someone who seemed more concerned about my yard and the final result than I was.  The low person was using parts 'n pieces from a variety of manufacturers.  The high person was certified by the company that made all the parts he was wanting to use and he carried a fairly high rating from them for his past performance..  He would vary for me if I wanted but he had sound reasons from the controller to each of the heads as to why he preferred his "brand".

It doesn't look like you are a member of Angie's List.  Given the size of the investment you are looking at, this might be a great time to join and see how others in your community have rated the contractors you are considering or if there is one you should add to your list. 

My yard is between 12 and 15,000 square feet less the house, deck, two mini-barns and it is interrupted with a number of blocking (blocks the stream of water) evergreens and planting beds.

The low estimate I had was about $2,500 and would take three days to put in from the time they began to trench.  I don't recall how many heads he wanted to put in but if it was off, he'd be able to put another anyplace and tie it to the nearest zone to give me good coverage.  Uh, this was the get it in the ground 'n adjust later person.

The high estimate I had was around $4,500.  This proposal was for seven active zones each having 5 to 7 heads.  There was enough capacity (extra zone controllers and space within the system controller) built in to add drip irrigation at a later date for the planting beds without having to replace anything.  He drew the entire yard and gave me a copy with the heads marked showing the "throw" of each and the overlap he built in to avoid any missed areas.  And, they wanted to arrive in the morning and leave that evening with the system watering to cover their tracks throughout the yard.  One day and they would not leave until it was working as advertised!

I took the high estimate.  I have a neighbor who bought from the other folks.  Both of us are happy.  He is really happy because each time he calls his company for adjustments or corrections (yep, they got it in the ground and are still putzing with it) they are out within the week, they are really easy to do business with and their service calls' costs haven't gone up a whole bunch.

Sorry, you can't look at the price and divide by X number of heads and have a fair comparison.


1) IF you are talking the root crown - the portion where it is not one solid truck or "bole", but still a solid or near-solid mass of roots coming off the base of the trunk, then that has to come out on way or another. Typically, once you get beyond about a 3 foot circle then you are in the radial portion of the roots where they spread out laterally, and are a foot or more apart, and new roots can grow in that area fro the new tree OK. Of course, be prepared to have to trim some volunteers so the old tree can't come back, and be sure to fertilize the new tree per recommendations because the old roots will still be trying to extract water and food from the soil to support the tree that they do not yet realize is gone. Do NOT put stump killer or poison in the old tree - will kill new one too.

2) The proper commercial way to do this is to have the entire root crown and larger roots removed with a stump grinder - looks like this -


You need a tree service that can grind down at least two feet below ground level and remove the root crown and larger root segments. If you hve large roots running laterally quite a ways, he can grind them up too - ditto to "trippers" sticking up above ground. Just be sure to have it clear (spray painted) upfront how far he is going for what he quoted - typically about $150 for tree up to 1-2 feet in diameter, up to $500 for a massive sycamore or walnut or cottonwood or redwood with 6 foot diameter crown. While you can rent stump grinders at tooll rental places, I REALLY do not recommend it - the rental ones you can afford to rent for one use are pretty light duty, and they can chew a person up in no time flat if you lose control when it snags in the wood or hits a rock.

3) Another way is to go out to where the massive roots taper off to something you can reasonable cut - say 4-6 inches in diameter, and cut them all in a circle around the stump, then with a come-along or CAREFULLY (not more than a few hundred pounds) with a vehicle with a trailer hitch, put a steady pull on a good rope or strap or chain in a shallow notch cut around the top of the stump (so it does not pop off easy), then while it is being rotated up out of the ground walk around and cut any root you see still attached or trying to lift out of the ground. This works much better if the stump is left about 4-6 feet high so you get some real leverage on it with the pull, but if already cut down short run chain or strap over the top of it and around a large root on the far side of the stump. I use a Sawzall with foot long coarse tooth wood cutting blade for this - goes through roots really fast, and blade is only $1 or so apiece so ruining one or two hitting rocks is no big thing, and also reaches in under the stump better and safer than an axe. I helped a neighbor take out a back yard full of birches this way - took us about half a day to remove about 15 trees with about 6 foot diameter circle of crown and roots, leaving holes about 1-2 feet deep where each tree was. Remember this - whichever way you use to take it out, you will need maybe 1-5 wheelbarrow loads of good growth medium to replace the divot. 

4) Cheaper route - cut off flush with ground level (or leave some stickup as a planter or stool or feeder base or whatever), and plant new tree at least 4 feet away from old crown, in a spot between the old roots.

'Reasonable' is one of those words that means wildly divergent things to different people.  Check with your local high school to see if they have  any sort of agricultural program.  If yes, perhaps someone in that program could help you.  Being a landscaper myself, I must say it sounds like you want something that is - first and foremost - cheap.   This is NOT the best way to look for any service.  You would be better served looking for 'competant' than with 'cheap'.  The nicer you want your flowerbed to look, the more important it is to find someone who REALLY knows what they are doing.

Mulch Delivering reviews in New York


This is my second experience with
New York Landscaping Mulch Provider Name Locked
- they delivered three yards of mason sand to my home and as usual were friendly, prompt and professional.
Last year I picked up a yard of good quality garden soil for a vegetable garden and got fantastic results with it.
Not only are they awesome to deal with but I appreciate having an excavating company that will work with small orders for home projects. Highly recommend!
- Rebecca A.

New York Landscaping Mulch Provider Name Locked
worked to restore my elderly parent's lawn in their back yard costing them approximately $2000. The next day, there were significant downpours. When the lawn wasn't growing, Rich was contacted to evaluate the situation. He stated that the rain washed away all the loom and grass seed. He agreed to come back to restore what was lost at a reduced cost. (the cost of the materials only) After the second service, it rained again and, per Rich's evaluation of the situation, the rain again washed everything away. A THIRD service, was scheduled but because rain was again in the forecast, my parents cancelled the appointment. Note that the cancellation was on their part, and not Rich. He did not call about the appointment, upcoming weather, or a plan to reschedule.
Rich did not deliver on the end product. His assessment was that the rain was the cause of the lack of lawn growth, yet he made no efforts to schedule these services on days without rain in the forecast. He said they "watch the weather as best
as we can." I fully realize that weather is not a controllable factor, however, if his services are that sensitive to rain, one would expect greater consideration to be paid to the weather and appointments to be rescheduled accordingly. He was "adamant" (his words) that he would not provide a third service to correct the problem without being paid. He was negligent in his scheduling and has collected money without standing by his product. Rich has been paid over $2200 and there is no lawn to show for that
money. Terrible customer service!
- Kerri N.

New York Landscaping Mulch Provider Name Locked
's crew of 3 performed an excellent job. They arrived on time and except for a brief lunch break, worked non-stop (one day 10 1/2 hrs). The profit of their hard work is evident in my now beautiful property. I consider the price reasonable for the amount of work involved.
I highly recommend this service. A+
- Elizabeth D.

This is the second year I have used
New York Landscaping Mulch Provider Name Locked
for my landscaping supplies. In the summer of 2014, I purchased a few yards of top soil and ~120 bags of mulch (eucalyptus) so I could redo my landscape. This year I just needed to touch up the mulch itself, which washed away during several rains (I had no gutters!).
Anyway, I basically made all the arrangements via email, which is very convenient for me because I work a lot. I verified pricing and delivery fee to my area, and knew exactly what I wanted/needed. If you need help calculating how many bags/yards based off your cubic footage, they can provide their recommendation to you as well. Delivery itself was easy to schedule too.
Everyone I dealt with was incredibly easy to work with, and very nice/responsive - from email communication to the guy that delivered the product. They even gave me an estimate for sod too (very reasonable), but I declined because I had my hands full with weeding/mulching and I didn't want the sod to die (but I digress).
I highly recommend going through
New York Landscaping Mulch Provider Name Locked
- I know I'll be contacting them again next year!
- Eric D.

Easy to use online ordering. After placing order, they called to confirm the order and delivery date and time. Called when they were loading up the delivery. Courteous driver. Dropped it where I wanted it. I would suggest having it dropped on a tarp. And order more than you think you will need. Happens to me every time. Those are me issues, not
New York Landscaping Mulch Provider Name Locked
- Jeffrey K.

They were fantastic, 100% satisfaction. They actually did more than we had expected. It took 2 days to complete the job, but when they left both days, the entire property was picked and blown for debri. Not to mention the price of their service was very reasonable. East to talk to, down to earth guys. They are my landscapers, I have someone that mows, but these guys are very experienced in the does and
New York Landscaping Mulch Provider Name Locked
'ts of horticulture. Planting and extraction of unwanted plants. They are more than just lawn guys, they are true landscapers.
- Brent O.

great experience. Driver actually called before dumping to make sure he wasn't blocking in any vehicles in garage as mulch pile blocked entire driveway.
- Zach S.

I called the order in on a Tuesday and could have had it delivered as early as Thursday morning, but asked they hold it until after some rain came through the area. Upon delivery, the driver right at the expected time and put the top-soil right where I wanted it (in between a pile of rocks and a garage door) without any issue.
The only reason for a ding on the quality is that the top-soil delivered to me contained a few veins of wood mulch, resulting in more than I expected in the mix, but nothing that I couldn't deal with. Other than that, the top-soil was exactly as expected.
Overall I fully recommend
New York Landscaping Mulch Provider Name Locked
to anyone looking for a top-soil (or likely any other landscaping material) delivery. Their minimum quantity for delivery is 3 yards (which is pretty standard by my experience) and they are nothing but professional from the staff on the phone to the staff delivering the material.

- John E.

Landscaping Mulch in New York

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1-800 Construction,Inc

655 Washington Ave.

3 King's Custom Homes LLC

114 Stony Ridge Dr

3-D Tree Services

197 Cedar Grove Ln

360 Golf, LLC

Mamaroneck Ave
White Plains



A & J Landscaping Of Si Inc

348 Elverton Ave
Staten Island


21 Plymouth Aly Apt D

A & M Lawns

36 Rose Dr

A New Look

Home Office

A Palmieri Landscaping Company Inc.

820 S Fulton Ave.
Mount Vernon

A Touch of Gray, LLC

421B Blackhawk Lane

A&J Landscape Design LLC

109 High Point Dr

A&S Landscaping

Glenwood Landing

A-1 Landscaping

1211 Millstone River Rd

All Decked Out

200 W 16th Street
New York


Port Jefferson



ALL-Pro Landscaping

23 Gessner Terrace



Allied Excavating

71 Waterbury Road

AllState Home Improvement Services

738 Smithtown Bypass

Almstead Tree & Shrub Care Co

15 Broadway

Almstead Tree & Shrub Care Co

58 Beechwood Ave.
New Rochelle

Ant's home improvement.

727 courtlandt street

Apollo Landscaping

385 Bloomfield Ave.

Applied Service Corp

38 Old Beaver Run Rd


40 Cos Cob Avenue

Arborpolitan Tree and Garden Care

P.O. Box 310754



Baby Bear Construction LLC

18 Macculloch Avenue

Bambrick Builders, Inc

119 Myrtle Avenue
New Windsor



BJ's Tree Service

45-47 N 11th St

BK Landscaping, LLC

59 Betsy Ross Dr



Bloomsday Gardening Services

143 W 119th St 2a
New York



BMR Landscaping Services

1403 Central Ave

Bob DeStaso Landscaping, Co.

51 Old Middletown Rd.
New City

Bob Polito Landscaping

313 Hawthorne Ave

Bonafide Landscaping

Huntington Station


240 Elwood Rd
East Northport

Borba Landscaping Corp

109 Croton Ave

Borst Landscape & Design

260 W Crescent Ave

Broadway Building Products Inc

574 N. Broadway (Rte 110)

Bruen Landscaping

12 Main St. #223


27 Churchill Dr.

Caffrey Tree & Landscape

2376 Mountain Ave

Calandro Landscape & Design

P.O. Box 1459

Cedar Ridge Landscapes

435 Mac Arthur Blvd.


937 ROUTE 45
New City


Cold Spring

Colucci brothers inc

13 Stage St


17 Dale Rd

Complete Designs LLC

19 Hubbard Ave


Bay Shore


1984 ROUTE 112

Cooper Contracting

147 beach 127 st.
Belle Harbor


ROUTE 22 BOX 2022 STE 105

Cross River Design Inc

1473 US Hwy 22 E



CT Lawn & Landscape Inc

12 Dodgingtown Rd.

Delia equipment corp

130 Columbus ave

Dellafranca Landscaping & Construction

410 W Montauk hwy

Design and Build landscape

27 Florence Avenue


470 S Country Rd

Deyo Inc.

15 crown blvd



DJ Groundskeeping

26 Johnsons lane
New City


141 Herricks Rd
New Hyde Park

Domenick Bulfamante Inc Nursery

94 1st Street
New Rochelle

Dragonfly Landscape Design Ltd.

PO Box 974
Westhampton Beach



Dumpster Ladies

27 Chester Ct
Cortlandt Manor

Dunrite Contracting

150-16 11th Ave

Dynamik of Orange County Inc.

7 Vogt Lane

E R Baisley Tree & Landscaping

2 Old State Rd
Wappingers Falls

Eastend Craftsman

20 Bennett Ave
Huntington Station

Eco Design Technology

14 Water Street

EcoScape Landscape Design

607 Warren Glen Road

Eddie's Yard

Yorktown Heights

Eden Design LLC

P.O. Box 372

Edged Lawns

193 Manhattan Street
Staten Island


New York

Emergency Cut & Trim

7 Bowditch Ln
Center Moriches

Emresel Remodling Corp

24 Greenwich ave

Endless Landscaping

98 Predmore Ave

Environmental Design Group inc

80 Newtown Rd



EricJames Landscapes Inc.

78 Terrace Drive
Carle Place

Erie Bros

PO Box 914
Wading River

G H Sweetin, Inc.

P.O. Box 690

G&M Works Construction & Landscaping

61 Rosedale Rd
Valley Stream

G&T Irrigation & Landscaping

122 Washington St

Gallo and Co, Inc.

8 High Pasture Circle
Dix Hills

Garden Oaks Specialties

1921 Rte 22 West

Garden Thyme NY Inc

10 Sloehidden Road
Briarcliff Manor


40-04 23rd road

Garden World

197-23 47th Ave

Gardens For All

3 Donald St



Garrison Tree Inc

3021 Rte 9
Cold Spring

Ghandour Landscaping LLC

602 Chase Avenue

Gino's Landscaping

309 Strawberry Hill Avenue

Giorgio's Home Improvements

155 Miller Rd.
Hopewell Junction

Glenn Wood Carpentry

38 Robbins Avenue

GMX Landscaping

530 Fischer Blvd

Goodface Landscape

9 odell place
New Rochelle

Granata's Nursery

312 Naughright Rd

Green Echo Studio

243 West End Ave
New York

Green Horizon Inc

Sunken valley dr
Mount Sinai

Greenscapes Services LLC

107 East Mount Pleasant Ave

Greenspace NYC by Carissa Potenza

1325 Fifth Avenue
New York

Greenview Designs

21 Spring Hollow Dr

GTS Builders Supply Inc.

4701 Veterans Hwy

Guscos Landscaping LLC

52 Livingston Ave



H & H Building Supply Co., Inc

140 W. Webster Avenue



Handyman Don

269 Route 206 South

Harry Hudd Jr Landscape Specialists

56 Virginia Ln

Herring Sanitation Service Inc

1072 Route 9


713 RTE 17 S
Tuxedo Park

Hickory Homes & Properties Inc

103 Kisco Avenue
Mount Kisco



Hightop Landscaping

710 County Rd 625

HMD Landscapes

21 Stagecoach Rd

Home Depot

3131 E Main St
Mohegan Lake

Home Depot

2361 Buffalo Rd

Home Turf LLC

2 Central Avenue

Home360 llc

50 Dixie Ave

Homes Built Right

156 Farmers Avenue

Hoyt Property Care

Po Box 2181
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