Small Mulch Bags – 40 Litres

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Description

Apsley Farms Mulch is useful for:

  • Suppressing weeds
  • Using as a Top Dressing
  • Increasing nutrients
  • Using as a Soil Improver
  • Aiding water retention
  • Deterring slugs & snails

Our mulch helps the soil to retain moisture and prevents weeds from growing in summer, allows rain to penetrate the soil, protects the roots of plants and increases nutrients in winter.

There are three different ways we would recommend using our mulch, please click on the links below to see how best to apply:

As a Soil Improver

Use Apsley Farms Mulch as a Soil Improver to increase the quality of your garden’s soil condition. A healthy garden or allotment starts with healthy soil. Please click to find out more – Soil Improver

See the amazing results from our independent clinical growth trail

To see the results click here.

As a Top Dressing

Using Apsley Farms Mulch as a top dressing will reduce the usual garden maintenance, suppress and stop weed growth and give a professional finish to your garden. Please click to find out more – Top Dressing.

Use the Mulch to improve your Lawn or Sports Pitches

Use Apsley Farms Mulch as a lawn dressing, help create a seed bed for turf or seed. Our Organic approved mulch is the perfect alternative to chemicals and other synthetic materials. Please click to find out more – Lawn Dressing

Apsley Mulch Spreading

 

Apsley Farms Mulch information

Anaerobically produced fibrous material, we are proud to say that it has been certified for Organic Use by the Soil Association.

  • Rye, maize, barley and grass used as the feed crops are farmed and cultivated by Apsley Farms
  • The crops are stored in large storage sacks, to pickle – for around 6 months
  • It is then added to the Anaerobic Digestor for 150+ days to produce Green renewable energy, both gas and electricity. This process kills all seed traces that might be found
  • Contains healthy amounts of Nitrogen, Potassium, Phosphorus, and other beneficial trace elements
  • Soil Association approved for Organic Use
  • Improves soil structure for both heavy clay and sandy soils
  • Helps moisture retention
  • Light and easy to handle and once applied is aesthetically pleasing
  • Reduces soil erosion during heavy rain
  • Increases the protection of roots
  • Weed free
  • Made up of rye, maize, barley, and grass
  • Waste, plastic, and peat free
  • Attracts worms to your garden
  • Vegan friendly
  • pH 8-8.5

Our mulch does not have a manure smell, rather has an ammonia smell that dissipates quickly when spread. Left standing outside this will dissipate naturally in around 24 hours.

Important information

When applying our Mulch this spring, we would strongly recommend leaving a space around your young or tender plants. This will avoid any chance of burning issues. This happens due to the ammonia content. This will dissipate after around 24 hours being outside.

Caution do not store or use our fresh Soil Improving Mulch in enclosed places (greenhouses, polytunnels, garages, cold frames and cloches).

Technical information/analysis

Fresh Mulch

Units Results Amounts per fresh tonne
Oven Dry Matter % 20.6 206
Total Nitrogen % w/w 2.59 5.34
Ammonium Nitrogen mg/kg 9898 2.04
Nitrate Nitrogen mg/kg <10 <0.01
Total Phosphorus (P) % w/w 0.605 2.85
Total Potassium (K) % w/w 2.71 6.7
Total Magnesium (Mg) % w/w 0.331 1.13
Total Sulphur (S) % w/w 0.303 1.56
Total Copper (Cu) mg/kg 11.3 <0.01
Total Zinc (Zn) mg/kg 51.2 0.01
Total Sodium (Na) % w/w 0.047 0.13
Total Calcium (Ca) mg/kg 8921 1.84

How our Mulch is composted down after three months.

pH – 6.8 – 7.3
Unit Results Amount per fresh tonne
Oven Dry Matter % 12.1 121
Total Nitrogen % w/w 3.14 3.8
Total Phosphorus (P) % w/w 0.45 1.25
Total Potassium (K) %w/w 0.174 0.25
Total Magnesium (Mg) %w/w 0.243 0.49

Delivery information

If you’re lucky enough to be within 30 miles of our farm in Andover; we offer FREE DELIVERY using our in-house fleet of vans with cranes to manoeuvre the mulch bags. Our specialist team can deliver onto gravel driveways and up tight country roads safely. For more information see our delivery page.

Bulk discounts

If you’re after a large quantity of mulch bags, or need lorry loads; Please contact us on 01264 554433

Additional information

Weight 13-17 kg
Dimensions 10 × 35 × 80 cm
pH

8-8.5

Litres

approx. 40 Litres

Amount

Single bags (1-5), Multiple bags (6+), Half pallet (20 bags), Full pallet (40 bags)

Reviews from around the web

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- 1 week ago
Awesome mulch. I have been using it in no-dig instead of compost for a few months and it's been great. I leave it for a good few weeks in the bag though. It's strong mind you. It's not finished compost but it works perfectly for my (plants') need(s) But hasn't burn anything so I'm really happy and the plants are too. I also use it in my wormery and the little worms have not complained to me so far 😁 they are "happy chappies" There's no plastic, glass or any rubbish in the mulch. Delivery has been fantastic. Just ordered my 4th bag. I'm going to return the others. Hopefully to re-use them. So I'm definitely sticking with this mulch and Apsley Farm. Excellent value, service and quality 👍⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
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- 1 month ago
The Mulch is wonderful. Thank you.
- 1 month ago
Great stuff delivered to exactly where I wanted it and the garden is very happy
- 1 month ago
Thank for your prompt delivery this morning,I drew back the curtains to see I nicely placed on our drive it appeared like magic lol. A great job in the most atrocious weather ever. Once again thank you for a great job, will definitely be back soon.
- 1 month ago
Thanks so much for the super speedy delivery! Came home yesterday to find it perfectly placed in the front garden. Brilliant service and very helpful advice when we called prior to ordering with some queries. Thanks so much
- 2 months ago
LOVE the product, had 2 orders so far - bought the soil improving mulch which has made a huge difference to our heavy claggy clay soil, can't comment on plant improvement yet as only just dug it in. The SERVICE has been fantastic, very helpful on phone and the two people who delivered the product have been exceptionally helpful. This product is at the top of my Birthday and Christmas wish lists!!!
- 3 months ago
Excellent mulch, really impressed, thank you.
- 4 months ago
I'm on yr 2 of my veg patch. Soil was crumbly and dead, no worms, no life at all when I started. I have had 2 deliveries of this mulch and I now have worms showing themselves every time I dig or move anything, health happy veg and easy/light weeding. Will be buying again!

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