Black Cedar Mulch

Our Premium Black Cedar mulch is 40% Eastern Red Cedar.  Colored with natural color agents this finely shredded mulch is deeper in color than our standard mulch, will retain its color longer than our regular mulch and does a superior job helping your garden bed retain moisture!

Best For:

  • Enhance property
  • Garden protection
  • Weed suppressant
  • Erosion controller


What is mulch?

Mulch is a protective layer of material that is spread on top of soil. Common types of mulch include wood chips, bark, leaves, straw, and compost.

What are the benefits of using mulch?

- Retains moisture in the soil, reducing the need for watering

- Suppresses weed growth

- Insulates plant roots from temperature extremes

- Adds organic matter to the soil as it decomposes

- Gives gardens and landscaping a neat, finished appearance

How much mulch should I use?

Apply a 2-4 inch layer of mulch around plants, trees, and shrubs. Be sure not to pile mulch directly against the stems or trunks.

When is the best time to apply mulch?

Mulch can be applied any time of year, but is most commonly done in the spring or fall. Reapply as needed to maintain the 2-4 inch depth.

What type of mulch is best?

The best mulch depends on your needs and preferences. Wood chips, bark, and leaves are common organic options. Inorganic mulches like rocks or gravel can also be used.

How do I prepare the area before applying mulch?

Clear the area of weeds, debris, and dead plant material. Level the soil surface before spreading the mulch.