Troop 700 Mulch
How Much Mulch?
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CUSTOMERS WITH AMOUNT OF MULCH
Mr. Alex Salamon
Mulch is usually sold by the cubic yard, and
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that can leave gardeners scratching their head
when trying to figure out how much to buy.
Columbus, OH 43230
Here’s the easiest way:
1. First, find out the size of the area you want
to cover in square feet. This is easy; just multi-
ply the length of your garden by the width.
2. Next, decide how deep you want your
mulch to be, in inches. A couple of inches is
3. Now multiply the size of your garden in
square feet (#1) by the depth of your mulch in
4. Divide the number you get in #3 by 324.
ABOVE: Cypress Rose Mulch
This is the number of cubic yards of mulch you
will need to cover your garden.
BELOW: Hardwood Mulch
One cubic yard contains 27 cubic feet
B.S.A. Troop 700
(Volume = 3 feet x 3 feet x 3 feet)
TROOP CONTACT INFORMATION
Committee Chairperson – Mr. Darrell Cipriany
Scoutmaster – Mr. Fred Black
Assistant Scoutmaster — Mr. Tom Moore
Troop Treasurer - Mrs. Susan Nichols
Sponsoring Organization-Westerville Civitan Club
Troop 700 Price List 2004
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Mulching shrub beds is a great way to add Hardwood Cypress Rose
uniformity to your landscape. Mulch also
2 cubic feet bags 3 cubic feet bags
helps prevent weeds, holds moisture, and
in most cases, adds organic matter to the
4 bags for $12 3 bags for $12
$3 per bag $4 per bag
If you're looking for a way to save lots of
time in the garden, look no further. Mulch-
ing your flower and vegetable beds will
drastically reduce the amount of time spent
weeding, watering and fighting pests.
Mulch also improves the appearance of
your garden, and keep dirt from splashing Appearance: Insulation:
up on your flowers and vegetables when it Good Good
rains. Weed Control: Water Penetration:
Thickness: 2-4 in.
Speed: Fairly slow;
Moisture Retention: Good
little effect on soil
SALE STARTS MARCH 1st, 2004
Wood Shavings PICK-UP & DELIVERY DATES
Appearance: Fair Cost: Low
Saturday, April 17 9 am—5 pm
Weed Control: Water Penetration:
Thickness: 2-3 in. Sunday, April 18 1 pm—4 pm
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Speed: Very rapid;
Moisture Retention: Fair
will use up soil nitro- Lot
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