Mulch Block

Mulch Block

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Mulch Block
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Carry a Bushel of Coir Mulch in One Hand

  • Lightweight mulch block hydrates to 2 cu. ft. of mulch
  • Mulch helps suppress weeds and conserves soil moisture
  • 100% organic, biodegradable and renewable
  • One block covers 12 sq. ft. at a 2" depth; 8 sq. ft at a 3" depth
We’ve all been there: lugging heavy bags of mulch to the car, straining our backs and making a mess. These dehydrated coir mulch blocks weigh just 9 pounds and are delivered right to your door. Just add water and in 20 minutes, you’ll have 2 cubic feet of earth-friendly mulch. Made from coconut husks, coir has better water retention than bark, and reduces the temperature and moisture fluctuation by 50%. Keeps its rich color, too.

  • Each block weighs just 9 lbs, makes 2 cubic feet of mulch
  • Covers 12 sq. ft. at a 2" depth; 8 sq. ft at a 3" depth
  • Made from coconut husks
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    4.3

    (based on 260 reviews)

    89%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Eco-friendly (153)
    • Easy to apply (143)
    • Effective (131)
    • Safe (121)
    • Organic (111)

    Cons

    • Messy (17)
    • Inefficient (11)
    • Pricey / poor value (10)
    • Pricey (3)

    Best Uses

    • Garden (185)
    • Weeds (102)
    • Lawn care (11)
    • Dandelions (10)
    • Bugs & insects (7)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Avid gardener (138), Midrange shopper (42), Getting started (33), Budget shopper (21), Master gardener (19)

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    5.0

    Love it!

    By ThinkGreen

    from Waxhaw, NC

    About Me Midrange Shopper

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    Pros

    • Easy To Store
    • Easy To Use
    • Lightweight

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Raised Veggie Beds

      Comments about Mulch Block:

      I am using the coir to mulch my raised veggie beds. It looks good, holds moisture, blocks weeds and lasts. When I turn it under it improves my soil. No cons, all pros!

       
      3.0

      Disappointed in this product

      By SC Prof

      from South Carolina

      About Me Midrange Shopper

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Store
      • Easy To Use
      • Lightweight

      Cons

      • Limited Coverage
      • Relatively Expensive

      Best Uses

      • Containers
      • Landscape Areas
      • Small gardens

      Comments about Mulch Block:

      I bought several blocks of this mulch this past year and used them around my garden and beds. I found that I would have to apply far more than I bought to get more than a thin layer of mulch. I had already spent a good deal more than it would have cost to buy wood chips or other alternatives, so I ended up using wood chips which were free from a local tree cutting service in addition to the coir. The coir mulch is prettier than wood chips or leaves/pine straw, so I would recommend it for smaller landscape beds or containers and use cheaper alternatives for large areas. They also will break down quicker than coir to nourish your soil.

       
      5.0

      My favorite mulch

      By pattyloof

      from Oklahoma City

      About Me Midrange Shopper

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Durable
      • Easy To Store
      • Easy To Use
      • Lightweight

      Cons

      • Pricey

      Best Uses

      • Garden

      Comments about Mulch Block:

      I love this stuff -- I can carry it without having to bother someone to help me, it expands quickly, and it's easy to use. Since it's so wet, it also waters my plants! If you look at it objectively it's expensive for what you get but I'm willing to pay for the convenience of being able to work in my garden when I want to, not on everyone else's schedule.

       
      4.0

      Great, Great, Great!

      By GB the gardener

      from Raleigh, NC

      About Me Midrange Shopper

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Store
      • Lightweight

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Mulch Block:

          Love how compact the bricks are. Open one up, break it apart in your wheelbarrow, add the water, stir, push the wheelbarrow to the area you want the mulch to go, dump and spread. A little manual labor, but a great look to the natural area and the flowers and shrubs love it. Sure cut down on all of the weeds and watering, too.

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          Beauty Blocks

          By fleur jardin

          from Ellensburg, WA

          About Me Budget Shopper

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Store
          • Looks Good

          Cons

          • Needs More Water

          Best Uses

          • Garden

          Comments about Mulch Block:

          Happy with the way it makes my flower garden look so professional. I liked not having to lug heavy awkward sacks of mulch, and the ease of application to soil. Did take some time to get the blocks to a workable consistancy, needed much more water than stated in directions. I live in semi-arid part of country, and hope to be able to conserve water using this mulch, the dry wind and heat make watering quite a chore here.

           
          5.0

          Easy to use!

          By Honey bunny

          from Rock Hill, SC

          About Me Budget Shopper

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Store
          • Easy To Use
          • Lightweight

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Garden

            Comments about Mulch Block:

            Loved the fast shipping and very easy to use, looks good! Will let you know if it lasts 2 years, if so, will buy again.

             
            4.0

            Convenient & effective

            By cjinlm

            from La Mesa, CA

            About Me Midrange Shopper

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Durable
            • Easy To Store
            • Easy To Use
            • Lightweight

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Garden

              Comments about Mulch Block:

              Looks great, stays put, color lasts.

               
              4.0

              Love this mulch!

              By JP

              from Glen Cove, NY

              About Me Midrange Shopper

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • attractive
              • Durable
              • Easy To Store
              • Lightweight
              • Moisture Retention

              Cons

              • A bit pricey

              Best Uses

              • Garden
              • Under Bird Feeder

              Comments about Mulch Block:

              Ease of handling and storage makes this a winner! Attractive appearance and very good moisture retention, coupled with easy application has made this my favorite!

               
              4.0

              Love the look

              By Aloha

              from Harrisburg, PA

              About Me Budget Shopper

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Lightweight

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Garden

                Comments about Mulch Block:

                I use these mulch blocks for my flower bed. I have a tropical theme, so these mulches look great along my Japanese Mabel tree, a few shrubs and flowers. It's so fun to use by just adding water and watching them loosening up. My flower bed looks nice and neat and unique from the rest of the neighbors. It's a little pricy though and it fails to deter weeds despite the fact that I lay wet newspaper under the mulch.

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                4.0

                Great idea! Easy to use

                By Chris

                from Evanston, IL

                About Me Midrange Shopper

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Durable
                • Easy To Store
                • Easy To Use
                • Lightweight

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Garden

                  Comments about Mulch Block:

                  This is a super idea! And it looks great in the yard! NOTE: When using this product, make sure you have a wheel barrow or something that size in which you can put the mulch block in and have it completely submerged in water. I did not have anything that large. I used a large bucket and had to keep flipping the block until it totally broke down. That took longer than I anticipated. However, it does look really good in the yard.

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