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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.

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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)
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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 Upper Marlboro


we've used them for years. My husband was comparing prices with other people and we decided to stay with the one we have. If there is ever a problem, he comes and fixes it, so I'm not worried about it. We know him and he's reliable. He's early.
- Larry F.

They did a great job laying over 30 yards of mulch and I thought the price was reasonable. We definitely got what we paid for and I would use them in the future for mulch.

Called to company for price and availability estimates to remove between three and four feet of snow from roofs, and was told they could do the job for $75 per man hour in about another week, and that they'd call first. They never called. But about 10 days later a they showed up late one afternoon and spent an hour clearing off one half of garage roof before sunset. Next day their three man crew spent an additional 5 hours on rest of roof while I was working in the house. But they didn't complete job. They didn't touch porch roof, which I'd told one of them was least important of all, though I never said NOT to remove snow from it. They also did nothing about the ice dams that had formed in front of house roof. Yet they dumped nine feet of snow directly in front of my intake pipes for heating oil, which I had to clear out myself to allow oil delivery. Three weeks later I get a call telling me that I owed them $3,000 and they needed my credit card number. Not only was this more than twice the amount quoted, but they'd sent no written estimate or invoice. Typical example of gouging homeowners in times of need. Incredibly unprofessional and a vendor I don't think Angies List should endorse.
- Paul L.

Not only was the work performed in a timely fashion, but they were very professional in their cleanup and plant selection. I would highly recommend
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- Alice C.

Both projects went splendidly. We would recommend his company to everyone. They were professional, worked neat, budget conscious, and we love the final product that they delivered.
- Elisa P.

We’ve used them last year and just signed for them this year as well. They do mulching and all the yard work. For what they do, they are very reasonably priced and they do a good job. They always trim very carefully and know about the plants. I know when they are coming and they are always on time.
- Paul K.

Excellent service!
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and his co-worker did a fantastic job from start to finish. They were super professional and personable. I would highly recommend
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and will call him the next time I need mulch for my flower beds.
- Michele R.

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act as the general contractor for the project, coordinating the experts needed to handle concrete work, electrical and carpentry. We did an add on of a potting shed that seamlessly was constructed in what once was a space that collected clutter but now houses my beautiful dream space for a gardener. Love it!

The job took a little longer than we all first anticipated but a wet summer caused delays and we had a couple of material/supplier delays that were out of
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- Mike R.

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allpurpose LLC

Temple Hills

Alpha Omega Lawn Care

7045 Berry Road Unit A5 #356


Silver Spring

Ana's Housekeeping Service

9709 Belvedere Pl
Silver Spring

Antonio Landscaping LLC

6316 S Kings Hwy

Antonio's Landscaping

16556 sherwood Place

Archer Contractors RPD Corp

PO Box 111

Avalos Stone and Landscape

3815 34th St
Mount Rainier

BackYard Adventures Mid-Atlantic

4507 Metropolitan Ct Ste D

Ballard Enterprises LLC

2875 Hambleton Rd

Beard's Landscape Company, LLC

8161 Penn Randall Place
Upper Marlboro

Best Landscape & Construction

2106 Ruatan St.

BLD Lanscapes

17700 millcrest Dr

BMC Group Inc

9824 Sudley Manor Dr


8500 Inspiration Ave

Brighton Dam Landscaping

2124 Bordly Dr

Brother's Keeper A&H Paint

1227 Capitol Heights Blvd
Capitol Heights

Budget Landscaping Inc

13817 Castle Blvd Apt 13
Silver Spring

Cahaba Scapes

2130 11th avenue north

Carter Crim Enterprise, LLC

111 Liza Kates Lane

Cedeno Handyman Svs LLC

1315 wheaton ln
Silver Spring

Centrik Construction Corp

4108 Rainier Ave
Mount Rainier

Chavez Landscaping LLC

PO Box
Lexington Park

Chesapeake Landscape & Design

1300 Defense Hwy

Chick Landscaping, Inc.

4512 Sandy Spring Rd

Clearwater Landscape & Nursery

9585 Doctor Perry Rd

Colonial Landscape & Design

PO Box 4830
Silver Springs

D.W. Construction & Services

12590 Olivet Road

David's Tree Service

15711 Ira Hoffman Ln

Della & Sons Excavating

7235 Glen Albin Rd
La Plata

Denison Landscaping & Nursery Inc

8911 Oxon Hill Rd
Fort Washington


6538 Little River Tpke

EAH Landscaping Service Inc

23131 Ridge Rd

EaZy Construction Inc

18254 Oakdale Drive

Envision Lawn & Landscape

902 Wrigley Place
Fort Washington

Ernest Maier, Inc.


Exceptional Exteriors LLC

13000 Forest Pl

Feature Construction LLC

3831 S. George Mason Dr.



Fernando's Landscaping

2517 Panther Ln

First Impression Hardscapes

7154 Montevideo

Freddy's Lawn Service

1709 Dennis Ave
District Heights

Freestyle landscaping inc.

841 ninovan rd southeast

Freeway Construction

1402 North Capitol Street NW


42134 John Mosby Highway

ganuza landscape

PO Box 1294


Silver Spring



Greenstrong LLC

12524 N Lake ct


4938 Hampden Ln

Handyman At Your Command- Baltimore

8480 Baltimore National Pike
Ellicott City

Hauling Unlimited LLC

6315 Backlick Rd Ste 306

Hawkins Landscaping Inc

8408 Links Bridge Road


822 viers mill rd

Hernandez & Daughters

10250 Lynn Ric Dr
Upper Marlboro


PO Box 70

Hometown Landscape & Lawn Service

PO Box 4727
Silver Spring

Honey Cove Lawn & Landscape

4650 Honey Cove Ln
Prince Frederick


2240 McKendree Rd
West Friendship

Hudson landscaping

11803 Darby road

Hybla Valley Nursery Inc

2801 Beacon Hill Rd

Impala Entrprises

3010 Belair Drive

Interstate Glass

PO Box 1175


P.O. Box 16

J & G Landscape Design Inc

1910 Spencerville Rd

J & S Services

Southern Maryland
La Plata

J.R Remodeling Inc

1485 Eden Drive

JDT Management

Capital Heights

Jk Gardening Lawn & Garden Care MHIC 106114

19515 Frederick Rd

JL Tree Service Inc

3301 Old Pickett Rd

John Krause Construction

11565 Bootstrap Tr.

JP Painting Plus

2600 Gaither Street
Oxon Hill

Kelly Landscaping LLC

14617 Jaystone Dr
Silver Spring

Khane Development Group LLC

3750 University Blvd


24901 Stringtown Rd.

Lake Ridge Tree Experts

12347 Purcell Rd

Land And Water Industries

8407 Wesley Stinnett Blvd
Chesapeake Beach

Lawn Artists

Prince Frederick

LCI Companies Inc

PO Box 222515

Leveille Home Improvement Consultants Inc

18761 N Frederick Rd

Lima's Landscaping, Inc.

7609 DON DR

Living The Dream Now

2339 Deckman Ln
Silver Spring

M & G General Contractor Inc

1633 Hopefield Rd
Silver Spring

Magee Design

21438 Steptoe Hill Rd

Maintenance Lawn Services

416 n stonestreet ave

Marquez Landscaping

2503 Arcola Ave
Silver Spring


PO Box 799

Marshall's Lawn & Snow Removal

9116 Ridgewood Drive
Fort Washington

McLean Hardware Co

1445 Chain Bridge Rd

Meadows Farms Landscaping

42461 John Mosby Hwy

Modern Property Solutions, Inc.

34 Shining Willow Way #353
La Plata


13006 Augustas Progress Dr


PO Box 15008
Chevy Chase


801 dryden st
Silver Spring

Nolasco Plumbing

1801 mountpisgah ln

Nova Exteriors Inc

204 Mill St NE

Old Town Craftsman

8622 Reicher st

Organic Edible Gardens LLC

1226 S Thomas Street Apt 22


815 Grant St.

Pappas Roofing & Construction, Inc.

726 Silver Spring Ave
Silver Spring

paradiselawnscaping llc

P.O Box 786

Paragon Construction



21625 Cascades Parkway

Perfect Lawn LLC

7901 Roxbury Ct

Pete's One Call Lawn Care

1234 Brentwood

Piazza Lawn & Landscaping

10905 Fort Washington Rd
Fort Washington

Preeminent Contractors

Fort Washington

PRF Services

16513 Steerage Cir

Prime Time Property Services Inc

10545 OLD MILL RD.

Pro Home Services

7301 Mill Run Dr

Professional Services & Marketing LLC

Po Box 1551
Lexington Park

quality cutz landscaping

202 marlboro road


PO BOX 254


P.O. Box 1056

RC 4 Construction, Inc

5504 Peppercorn Drive


Silver Spring

Riverside Roll-Offs LLC.

P.O. Box 32

Robinson Services

3950 Ramsey Hodges Rd
Saint Leonard

Rock Remodeling

1054 Golden West Way

RulyScapes, Inc.

6512 White Post Rd.

Saunders Landscape Supply

14016 Sullyfield Cir

Sean's Lawn Solutions

PO Box 804

Shimizu Landscape Design

Glen Echo

Soko Services Inc

10606 Bristow Station Drive

SOPRO Construction & Landscapes

26212 Ridge Road


1210 South Monroe Street

Stone Center Manassas

10405 Nokesville Rd



Sunset Landscaping LLC

13113 Yorktown dr

Superior Contracting

Upper Marlboro

Sylvester Landscaping

11600 Channing Dr
Silver Spring



Taproots Lawn & Garden Llc

7800 Solari Court

Terrace Turf Lawn Service Inc

2288 Four Seasons Dr

The Behnke Nurseries Co

11300 Baltimore Ave

The Home Depot

8805 Liberia Ave

The Sharper Cut Inc

11602 Cheltenham Rd
Upper Marlboro



Tyler's Landscaping & Junk Removel

5028 Croydon Ter

U.S Lawn Care Plus

2300 Pimmit Dr

Unique Landscaping& Home Improvement

950 northampton
Silver Spring



Villanuevas Landscaping

3507 Rolling Hills Ave

Vista Pro Landscape and Design

P.O. Box 321

W H Boyer Inc

2945 Georgia Ave

Well-Kept Lawns, LLC

Po Box 543

Wheat's Landscape

8620 Park St

Wolff Tree and Landscape LLC

3180 Buffalo Rd
New Windsor

Wonderland Pros

10112 statesboro ct

Xtra Care Landscaping & Design Inc

8251 Hawkins Creamery Rd

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