Dark Hemlock

Picked-up: $48.00 /cubic yard

Rich dark brown in color, often referred to as the “sliver-free bark.” Ideal for the active gardener and animal owners due to the minimal slivers. Hemlock is one of the most beautiful mulches available in the market and is popular with homeowners. The color will vary at different times of the year but will always have a deep chocolaty or coffee color.



Dark brown color and slightly finer than Red Hemlock. Hemlock bark is often referred to as the “sliver free bark.” Ideal for the active gardener. Very popular ground cover with animal owners due to the minimal amount of slivers. Dark rich color contrasts very well with plants. Along with an aesthetic appeal, this product adds a natural barrier which insulates roots from diverse weather conditions while aiding in weed control and water retention.

Application: Install 2′′-3′′ for newly constructed areas or 1′′-2′′ to freshen existing beds.




Calculating Materials


1,728 cubic inches = 1 cubic foot
27 cubic feet = 1 cubic yard
7.5 cubic yards = 1 unit
One 5 gallon bucket = 0.67 cubic foot


144 square inches = 1 square foot
9 square feet = 1 square yard
43,560 square feet = 1 acre

How much area will a cubic yard cover at a given depth?

At 1/2″ deep, 640 square feet
At 1″ deep, 324 square feet
At 2″ deep, 162 square feet
At 3″ deep, 108 square feet
At 4″ deep, 81 square feet
At 6″ deep, 54 square feet
At 12″ deep, 27 square feet

Material weights

Please note weights can vary due to moisture content.
Bark Mulch: 500-800 lbs/cubic yard
Compost: 800-1,100 lbs/cubic yard
Soils: 1,300-2,000 lbs/cubic yard
Gravel: 2,000-2,500 lbs/cubic yard
Sand: 2,000-2,300 lbs/cubic yard


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