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"I called them up to have 9yds of loam delivered. They asked if I wanted it delivered that day which was a shock. I happened to be home when they delivered it and" had a nice chat with the driver, he dumped the loam exactly where I wanted it and everything went well. The delivery was free and the price was good. The loam is good quality so I really have no complaints. Good price, good service, punctual and all around a good transaction. Would order from them again.

-Jeffrey P.

"When they arrived, they asked me where my areas of priority were in my yard and I told them that the front was a priority. They then proceeded to dump all of the" mulch in the front yard and didn't distribute it on the sides or back at all. When they were finished, they just left - no goodbye, no thank you, nothing. I can't recommend them to anyone.

-Dr. J. Frederick B.

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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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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 Stanfield


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and his team replaced a retaining wall the entire length of my backyard and also around a large and old planter box that had deteriorated over the years. In addition they replaced the retaining structure around my A/C unit on the side of the house. All of the work came out great. It not only looks good but it's obvious that the workmanship is outstanding as well.
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crew was very punctual and left my yard very neat and tidy. I would highly recommend using them for any of your landscaping needs.
- Scott D.

went extremely well. Contracted through Home Depot of all places, and I couldn't be happier with the service, communication, price, and quality of work. This company is the real deal.
- Thomas B.

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's crew always does a great job! Debris haul away is always spotless! I have used
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on several occasions and I will continue to hire them in the future!
- John J.

This is a top notch company. I'm very happy from the start . The rep,
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, was very professional, taking time to walk me through all the options. The crew of 6-8 people were uniformed and professional. I paid a little extra for quality but that is what I got in return.
- Brian L.

Arrived when expected, crew worked hard entire time, cleaned up at the end of each day. Completed work on time and removed debris at end of job.
- mary J.

I have used
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and tree service many times for my residential work and have been pleased with the work.
This time I had a bigger job for a commercial property.
We discussed on site twice the work I was expecting and
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made a few suggestions. He was able to make himself available both times....More /> I actually had two last minute changes (removing some work and adding some other) and
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was able to accommodate without fuss which I appreciated.
The work was schedule towards the end of our time frame which made me a bit nervous but in the end
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team came and delivered the work on time.
I am happy with the results and feel that the price is very reasonable.
I will continue to work with this company.
Thank you.
- francois B.

We were very pleased with the work. In fact we were so pleased that we had the company redo our front entrance. We found Mr.
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very personable and easy to work with. He closely listened to what we wanted. I was the one who dealt mostly with the project instead of my husband and Mr.
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listened and spoke to me with respect. With some contractors the wife/female is treated as only an annoyance. It was refreshing to be treated as valuable in the decision making.This group is by far the best that we have dealt with in Northern Virginia. I am just sorry that this company does not do their renovations in the home.
For do's for a project I would suggest looking over Mr.
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' pictures and books and really listening to his suggestions. Although he is young he does have valuable experience and knowledge in his business. This business is what he has chosen as his life's work and how he plans to grow. He cannot afford to do Inadequate jobs and have unhappy customers in the D.C. Area.
It may sound unbelievable but I do not have any
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'ts about this company.. We are going to call them back to do some more landscaping this fall. No higher recommendation can be made for a company that has done a project than the customer calling them back to do more work.
- Elizabeth M.

Did what was discussed as expected. Provided good advice and clear instructions to maximize value of work. Took a bit of back and forth to get a date scheduled but it was a small job so I'm not surprised it had to be fit into schedule
- Gregory Z.

Landscaping Mulch in Stanfield, NC

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4 Seasons Tree Service, llc

15100 Thomas Rd

A+ Lawn Care & Landscaping, Inc.

1812 E. Ozark Ave.

A.C.E. Contracting Services, LLC

1121 West Charlotte Ave
Mount Holly

Aristocrat Group

8505 kluttz rd.

Artistic Hardscape Inc

6042 Shining Oak Lane

B E Kluttz Lumber Co

975 Davidson Dr NW



Best Buds Landscaping

17020 Bridgeton Lane

Best Rate Tree & Landscaping

PO Box 682

Big Al Maintenance & Lawn Care

1601 Allenbrook Dr

Brooks Nursery

4404 South Potters Road

Bully Dawg Services L.L.C.

194 Corban AVE SW

Burden Improvements

543 Cox Rd

Burney Farms Garden Center

8492 NC Hwy 41 W

Carolina Lawn Pros

11634 Hwy 742 N

Carolina Mold Experts


CBL Builders LLC

2515 Stanley Lucia Rd.
Mt. Holly

Charlotte Patio & Walls

2660 Mount Hope Church Rd

Charlotte Playsets Inc

8715 Wilkinson Blvd.

Christian's Brick & Concrete

5108 Poplar Glen Dr

Clark's Landscape & Irrigation

210 Strawberry Knoll

Corinthian Construction Inc

16248 Barbee Rd

Crabtree's Lawn Services Inc

9751 Ruben Dr

Creative Carolina Landscaping


Cypress Point Landscapes LLC

9716 Rea Rd

David Peeples

1820 Summey Ave

Dawkins Landscaping & Lawn Services

13623 Calloway Glen Dr

Eager Beaver Handyman Service

6300 Cameron Forest Ln

EdgeWise Curbing Inc

7709 West Berkeley Road

Fine Edge Design

4917 Rocky River Rd S

FTM Landscape Service

9789 Charlotte Hwy

Garden World Inc

PO Box 25327

Hills Tree and Lawn Service

810 Moorestown R.D

Home Spectors

2630 Shelburne Place

HTM Enterprise LLC

8510 Appledale Dr

Hyatt Landscaping, Inc.

8332 Harvell Rd.

Inside Out Home Designs

2308 Brookfield Dr

Island Creek Landscape

5588 Thomas Ln

Jay Bird's Lawn Care and Landscaping

24352 Saint Martin Rd. lot 3

Kasa Landscaping

3920 Back Creek Church Rd

Lawn Guards

Indian Trail

LawnScape, LLC

612 Hosta Dr


3901 HWY 73 E


PO Box 1769 4001 Sardis Drive
Indian Trail

Let The Dirt Dogs Do It

773 Beachwood Cove Dr

Maxwell Landscaping Inc

4141 Rhynland Dr
Sherrills Ford

Mayren Landscaping and Hardscapes

214 Brewer

McCollum Trucking & Grading, Inc.

810 N Sutherland Ave.

Mcgee Brothers Co Inc

4608 Carriker Rd


3436 Teal Point Dr

McSwain Lawn Company

32309 Pennington Rd


1622 Parker Dr


3975 HIGHWAY 24 27 E

morales services


Muse Hauling & Grading

PO Box 286

Natural Escapes Landscapes & Maintenance

1539 Bay Meadows Ave NW


PO Box 156

Peaceful Ponds

9000 Arbor Glen Lane

premier improvements

1564 brookbend ct

ProClean Property Maintenance INC.

953 N. First St.

Property Service Group

111 Wilshire Dr

ProScapes Landscaping & Grading

1278 Shearers Rd



Releaf Tree Works

2820 Irby Dr.


346 marys grove church rd
Kings Mtn



Terry-Lynn LLC

1596 Jennings Road

Tesh-Troxler Landscapes & Design

3130 Heglar Rd

The Huntley Group of The Carolinas, LLC

11100 Lower Rocky River Road

Total Yard Renovations

1809 Myrtle Ave.

Turf Commanders


Turf Rider Lawn Maintenance

1104 Legacy Lake Dr

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