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Mulch Block

Mulch Block

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Item# 36-567
4.5 382
$14.95
2 or more $12.50 each

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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
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.

Product Details

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

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4.5

(based on 382 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (244)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (102)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (18)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (8)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (10)

92%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (169)
  • Eco-friendly (153)
  • Easy to apply (143)
  • Easy to store (142)
  • Effective (131)

Cons

  • Messy (17)
  • Pricey / poor value (12)
  • Inefficient (11)
  • Heavy (6)
  • Pricey (4)

Best Uses

  • Garden (291)
  • Weeds (102)
  • Patio (15)
  • Lawn care (11)
  • Dandelions (10)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Avid gardener (138), Midrange shopper (122), Budget shopper (54), Getting started (33), Master gardener (19)

Reviewed by 382 customers

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5.0

So far, it's my favorite mulch, and I can lift it

By VIntageHippie

from Appalachia

About Me Budget Shopper

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Store
  • Lightweight

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about : Mulch Block:

      I've tried all types of mulch at my place, and hated it all. Well, hate may be a strong word, but it never felt "right." I ordered this on the advice from a gardener friend primarily because I got a shoulder injury and can't lift heavy mulch and soil bags anymore. This stuff is LIGHT! It also stacks easily in a corner or out of the way. It IS a bit hard to crumble apart, so I'd suggest good leather gloves for that task. So far, I've put it around my ornamentals and it's remained where I put it with no shifting even in the heavy winds/rain we've had lately. It is contained in concrete pavers, but even so, it's better than the pine bark I usually use. My plan is to put a light layer around my vegetables then layer more if needed in a second spread. I don't want to alter my pH too much in the soil, so I'll monitor that. I also plan to put this down on the trackway between my raised beds. I think it will be quite nice for that in my 10X20 growing space. Pine bark just seemed to shift around too much down there, but the fibers of the coir seem to interlock almost like a mat, so I want to try it there. I would likely buy again if I needed it, and I've already recommended it to another friend with lifting issues.

       
      5.0

      Love it!

      By Tina

      from Owensville IN

      About Me Midrange Shopper

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Store
      • Easy To Use

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Garden

        Comments about : Mulch Block:

        I like that it is small and stores easily

         
        5.0

        Best mulch ever!

        By Pete's Garden

        from Wichita, KS

        About Me Budget Shopper

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Garden
          • Patio

          Comments about : Mulch Block:

          I had tried some wood chip mulch from a garden center store. It was horrible from the start. There was all kinds of stuff in it, metal tubes, plastic pieces, 4x4 pieces of plywood, and roaches. The Mulch Block is amazing! It comes in a small block that is easy to move around, It is easy to use just soak in water then spread around. It stays in place even during heavy rain or strong wind. It also maintains a good color throughout the year. The best mulch ever!!

           
          5.0

          Coconut mulch

          By Robert

          from WESTON

          About Me Midrange Shopper

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Garden

            Comments about : Mulch Block:

            Sustainable coconut mulch slows weed growth but the best positive use is there isn't any dyes that leach into the soil or harm the plants

             
            5.0

            Much easier using these blocks verses regular mulch

            By banana

            from Newington Ct.

            About Me Midrange Shopper

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Durable
            • Easy To Store
            • Easy To Use
            • Lightweight
            • you can spread 1 or more blocks as needed

            Cons

            • Heavy
            • The blocks are a little heavy but not doable

            Best Uses

            • Garden
            • so easy to use once ready

            Comments about : Mulch Block:

            I've had to order 5 yards of mulch every year. This is my first year using these bricks. Much easier to use. I will say that I'll never go back to using regular mulch as it is not as back breaking as shoveling yards of mulch at one time.

             
            5.0

            Keeps moisture in & Keeps weeds out!

            By Zillow

            from Arlington, VA

            About Me Midrange Shopper

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Containers & flower pots
              • Garden

              Comments about : Mulch Block:

              I really like this product. It is better than mulch and does not decompose. Neighbors come by and ask me what it is and how it works. I pull out an unopen package and they are amazed.

               
              5.0

              So happy with this mulch, so far

              By STL gardener

              from St. Louis area

              About Me Budget Shopper

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Store
              • Easy To Use
              • Lightweight
              • Looks beautiful
              • Retains moisture very well
              • Stays put

              Cons

              • pricey

              Best Uses

                Comments about : Mulch Block:

                I have tried many mulches for my veggie garden, over the years. My garden is organic but the lawn is not :-( so I can't use grass clippings. I have tried straw and one year it dropped some sort of seed that still causes grassy weeds every year that I have been unable to completely get rid of. Then I tried the paper type that comes in a roll. It surely suppressed the weeds but did not hold the moisture and only lasted half a season, plus the wind would get under it so it had to be held down with thick sticks. This is my first year trying this coir mulch and so far I love it. It has been on for only about a month so I can't say how long it will last, but it's very, very attractive, holds the moisture well, and I am shocked at how well it stays in place. I live where there has been nearly Biblical amounts of rain this spring and 95% of it has stayed put! Very happy, very impressed.

                 
                5.0

                Love This Mulch

                By MissyP17

                from North Carolina

                About Me Midrange Shopper

                Verified Reviewer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Garden

                  Comments about : Mulch Block:

                  I love this mulch for my vegetable garden. It keeps the dirt from splattering up on my plants, looks better than straw, is not heavy to carry, and is easy to spread. I definitely recommend.

                   
                  5.0

                  YES! I will buy this product again.

                  By BerryFan

                  from Montgomery County, MD

                  About Me Budget Shopper

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Garden

                    Comments about : Mulch Block:

                    Great around raised beds, and large pots in the garden.

                     
                    5.0

                    Great idea

                    By jo the gardener

                    from Newport News

                    About Me Midrange Shopper

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

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

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • yard

                      Comments about : Mulch Block:

                      Love this product and will get more. The mulch has stayed on the slight slope in my yard, even with the rain. It was a little messy getting it mixed but soon had it mixed and into the yard. Love that I can touch with my bare hands. It also looks good on the yard

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