Mulch available for purchase

The mulch created from diverted evergreen branches is available for purchase at the Waste Management Facility.
Evergreen garden mulch shown in hands wearing white gloves (JPG)

When can I buy mulch?

  • Mulch sales begin Monday, May 1, 2017 until sold out.
  • Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.

What’s the price?

  • Mulch is sold by weight, loaded loose into the back of your truck. For example the equivalent of 1 cubic yard weighs 160 kilograms and costs $7.00.
  • Price per bag is determinted by weight. Minimum charge is $3.00. We will give you 19" X 30" bags at the scale house for you to fill up.

Why should I use mulch?

  • It suppresses weeds
  • It prevents soil erosion and compaction
  • It controls soil temperature
  • It enhances water infiltration and retention
  • It improves soil structure

How do I use mulch?

Mulch is great for:

  • Mature tree and shrub beds

Spread to depth of 10 – 20 cm, tapering to nothing as you get close to the trunk of the tree or base of the shrub.

  • Established flower gardens

Spread to a depth of 10 – 15 cm.

  • Pathways

Spread to a depth of 10 – 15 cm.

This mulch should not be used with plant seedlings. Mulch created from evergreen branches is acidic, and this can damage plant seedlings.

How do I know if mulch is sold out?

Call us on the Blue Line at 403-340-BLUE (2583), we’ll be happy to answer this and other questions.