Do you ever just stumble into free stuff? I ended up with a pile of mulch the size of my truck! What to do with all of it?

A fellow volunteer firefighter works at a tree service. I asked him what he did with all of that mulch from the tree trimmings and it turns out that they have to PAY to dump it! Well you know what I asked next! Once his boss signed off, I had a heaping, steaming pile of mulch sitting in my driveway the very next morning! For FREE!

Google “tree Trimmers” in your area and call these companies up! See if they’ll bring a load to you! I’m told winter mulch is better since it doesn’t have leaves in it. I guess it depends on what you’re doing with it!

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Uses for FREE mulch:

To cover trails and paths

Mulch down to the brook

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Around plants, trees and shrubs

Mulch around trees

Around the house, rain collection system and septic system

Under the picnic table

So as you can see, this stuff really goes a long way. I still have half of the pile sitting in the driveway so I’ll be adding to the compost pile and the garden I believe.

When you buy it in the bags it doesn’t seem to go that far, hmmmm…

Updated 8/11/2108

Added mulch to the greenhouse before putting the plastic on

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