Bark

We get our bark products straight from the mill, ensuring that our clients get quality materials for their landscape. We stock hemlock and fir bark, both of which are beautiful and beneficial in many landscape designs.

Hemlock Barkdust (Red & Dark)

Hemlock has less slivers than the fir bark dust. Almost none. This product is ¾” down to fines. Red/Brown or Dark Brown in color, seasonal variation applies from dark to light.

When Do I Use Hemlock Bark?

Use in all residential and commercial landscapes.
Wherever ‘sliver less’ bark is desired, such as areas where children and pets play. Retains moisture in the soil.

How Do I Use Hemlock Bark?

Spread at 2″ deep.

Hemlock Bark Specifications

Hemlock Bark finely screened from 3/4” down to fines. Dark red-brown or Dark Brown color.

Fir Bark Dust

This is by far our number one selling bark. Orange-brown in color, it will enhance the appearance of any landscape.

When Do I Use Fir Bark Dust?

Residential and commercial landscapes, pathways, and running trails. Mulch helps retain moisture around plants. Use to acidify soils around acid loving plants i.e.: azaleas, blueberries, and rhododendrons. Helps control weeds.

How Do I Use Fir Bark Dust?

Spread at 2″ deep.

Fir Bark Dust Specifications

Douglas Fir Bark Screened at 3/4″ minus. Orange-brown color. Seasonal variations in color.

Medium fir bark dust

Dark Fir (Aged Fir)

Dark Fir- Aged fir. Residential and commercial landscapes, pathways, and running trails. Mulch helps retain moisture around plants. 

When Do I Use Dark Fir?

Residential and commercial landscapes. Retains moisture in the soil. 

How Do I Use Dark Fir?

Spread at 2″ deep.

Dark Fir Specifications

Used to acidify soils and acid loving plants i.e.: azaleas, blueberries, and rhododenrons.

Dark fir bark dust with measuring tape

Black Dyed Fir Bark Dust

Our earth-friendly, colorant enhanced mulch intensifies the color of natural Douglas Fir available in two colors, Brick Red or Black ‘Dark Dark Brown’. The vibrant color lasts throughout the season.

Independent laboratory tests state Color Rich dyes are safe for shrubs, plants, pets and children. We use the same non-toxic materials to color our mulch as found in lipsticks, cosmetics, and food containers.

When Do I Use Black Dyed Fir Bark Dust?

Residential and commercial landscapes. Where a rich, long-lasting, color is desired. Retains moisture in the soil.

How Do I Use Black Dyed Fir Bark Dust?

Spread at 2″ deep.

Black Dyed Fir Bark Dust Specifications

Screened at 5/8″ minus (material size ranges from 1″ down to fines).

Dark Brown uses carbon black based colorant.
Brick Red uses Iron oxide based colorant. (Special order product)

Black Dyed Fir with a tape measure for scale

Fir Bark Nuggets or Bark Rock

A little more of a rustic look It will enhance any landscape. Also ideal on coastal landscapes where high wind is a factor.

When Do I Use Fir Bark Nuggets or Bark Rock?

Residential and commercial landscapes. To retain moisture in the soil.

How Do I Use Fir Bark Nuggets or Bark Rock?

Spread at 2″ deep.

Fir Bark Nuggets and Bark Rock Specifications

Douglas Fir Bark screened between 1/2”-1” without fines. Silver dollar in size
Brown in color.

Fir nuggets with measuring tape

Cedar Wood Chips

Great for play structures, ground cover and in a dog run. Helps repel bugs, retain soil temperature and moisture retention. Recommended at 3 inches deep.

When Do I Use Cedar Wood Chips?

Playgrounds, ground cover, and dog runs

How Do I Use Cedar Wood Chips?

3″ deep

Cedar Wood Chips Specifications

Helps repel bugs, retain soil temperature, and retain moisture

closeup of cedar wood chips

Hardwood Chips

Wood Chips are perfect for garden paths, dog kennels, walkways and play areas. Maple and alder mixture screened to approximately 3/4” up to 3” in size with few fines. Blonde wood color.

When Do I Use Hardwood Chips?

Playgrounds, dog kennels, garden pathways, walking trails, and for mud control in construction areas.

How Do I Use Hardwood Chips?

Apply 6-12″ deep for new playground areas. Apply 1-3” for pathways, walking trails and dog kennels.

Hardwood Chips Specifications

Maple and Alder screened to approximately 3/4″ up to 3″ in size with few fines. Blonde wood color.

Hardwood chips with measuring tape

Certified Playground Wood Chips

PlayAway Fiber Chips consist of a high-quality engineered woodchip that meets the ASTM* and ADA** standards for playground access and fall protection.

* ASTM – American Society for Testing & Materials
** ADA – Americans with Disabilities Act

When Do I Use Certified Playground Wood Chips?

Playground fall protection and accessibility. Dog runs. Pathways or walking track.

Certified Playground Wood Chips Specifications

Cedar or Douglas Fir wood chips measure approximately 1/4″ up to 1-1/2″ in size with fines. Blonde natural wood color.

How Do I Use Certified Playground Wood Chips?

Apply 6″-12″ deep for new playground areas. Apply 3-4” for pathways or walking tracks. When used to meet ASTM fall protection, follow ASTM installation guidelines.

certified playground woodchips

Cedar Hog Fuel

The farmer’s choice for controlling mud in arenas and paddocks. The contractor’s choice for mud control around foundations and erosion control. The home owner’s choice for pathways and running trails.

When Do I Use Cedar Hog Fuel?

Mud control around construction sites, livestock corrals, and dog runs. Clings to sloped areas. Pathways or running trails. Helps control weeds when applied at 3-4” deep.

How Do I Use Cedar Hog Fuel?

Apply 3”-8” deep for mud control. Apply 3-4” for pathways or running trails.

Cedar Hog Fuel Specifications

Douglas Fir Bark screened at 3/4”-3”. A screened coarse Fir Bark that is an improved version of our traditional Hog Fuel.

Hog fuel with measuring tape

Walk on Bark ‘Fir Hog Fuel’

A multi-purpose alternative to bark dust, nuggets or wood chips. A soft fibrous material is excellent way to control mud. Due to its stringy texture, it will stay on the surface rather than be squished down.

When Do I Use Walk on Bark ‘Fir Hog Fuel’?

For pathways, mud control, and an alternate ground cover.

How Do I Use Walk on Bark ‘Fir Hog Fuel’?

Recommended at 3 inches deep

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