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Pine Needles

 

 WHY USE PINE NEEDLES?

 

Cost Effective: Greater coverage per dollar than for alternative mulches.

 

Beauty: Enhances the aesthetics of any landscape with its' rich bronze color. Covers leaves and weeds.

 Insulation: Buffers against extreme temperatures.

 Conserves: Soil moisture while protecting against erosion.

 Ease of application: Quicker and easier to install than mulch.

 Renewable: No trees are destroyed to produce this product.

 

 WHERE USE PINE NEEDLES?

 Home and Commercial Landscapes.

Foundation Plantings

Flower Beds

Natural Areas

Pathways

Steep Banks

    TYPES OF STRAW AVAILABLE:

 REGULAR (SLASH) PINE STRAW

PRODUCTION: Straw is gathered from the improved pine tree.  The sticks and cones are picked up by hand before the straw is hand raked.  The straw is hand fed into a baler and hand tied which produces a cleaner and better quality bale. 

 

TYPE: Our regular bales are tied with string that is 14" X 14" X 28". .  Each bale covers approximately 60 square feet.

 

LONG LEAF PINE STRAW

 

PRODUCTION: Straw is gathered from the long leaf pine tree.  The sticks and cones are picked up by hand before the straw is hand raked.  The straw is hand fed into a baler and hand tied which produces a cleaner and better quality bale. 

 

TYPE: Our regular bales are tied with string that is 14" X 14" X 28".  Each bale covers approximately 60 square feet.

 

WHEAT STRAW

 

PRODUCTION: The wheat straw is gathered from regular wheat fields by local farmers. The bales are machine baled for more compact bales. 

 

TYPES: The bales, tied with string, are 14" X 18" X 38".  

 

 TYPE OF BALE

 SIZE OF BALE

 COVERAGE (3" - 4" DEPTH)

 

 REGULAR (SLASH) STRAW

 14" x 14" x 28"

 60 SQ Ft.

 

 

 LONG NEEDLE

 14" x 14" x 28"

 60 SQ Ft.

 

 

 

 

 WHEAT STRAW

 14" x 18" x 38"