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Scotts Earthgro

Model 647185

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Store SKU #647185

2 cu. ft. Brown Mulch

$3.67 /each
  • 10% more color than previous Earthgro mulch
  • Helps prevent weeds
  • Helps conserve soil moisture

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Tackle your next outdoor project with the Scotts Earthgro 2 cu ft Brown Mulch. This mulch helps deter weed growth while conserving soil moisture. Color advantage helps preserve color throughout the year to keep your yard or garden looking great.

  • Shredded mulch beautifies landscape areas
  • Blocked growth and light access helps to discourage weeds when applied at a depth of 3 in. or greater
  • 100% wood composition helps conserve soil moisture and moderate temperature
  • Color advantage helps maintain color for up to 12 months
  • Available in 3 colors: brown (647185), red (647218), and black (356031)
  • Product may vary by store
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how many bags of 2 cubic feet make a cubic yard

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The CORRECT answer to the question posed is obviously 14, since one cannot purchase a 1/2 bag
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13 bags.
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A cubic yard is 27 cubic feet. Since each bag is 2 cubic feet, it takes 13 and 1/2 bags to make one cubic yard of mulch.
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There is 27 cubic feet in a yard (cubic). You will need about 14 bags (~28 cubic feet) for a yard of mulch.
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3x3x3=27 divided by 2 = 13.5 bags
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16
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1 cubic yard = 27 cubic feet
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four and one half
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June 26, 2012
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There are 27 cubic feet per cubic yard. It would take 13.5, 2 cubic feet bags to equal a cubic yard.
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Which is the better mulch and will hold color longer: the nature scapes mulch or the earth grow mulch?

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February 6, 2016
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I have found that once I started to read the instructions on the bag for Earth Gro Brown that the color lasted longer. The bag instructions states" Turn mulch over after about 4-5 months to get a consistant color. Also do not apply mulch right before a rain 24-48 hours.
I love this product. I am sorry to hear that my Home Depot in 2016 will not be carrying Nature Scapes any longer
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usely I like red, but when I bought the red was gone, then i try black and brown. the brown looks like much better then black. But i still like the red.
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I had purchased the red nature scapes in the past. The colors were vibrant but differed quite a lot from bag to bag. Also, the red color faded from the sun. I bought brown earth grow mulch this year and am very satisfied with the results.
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Louisburg, NC 27549, USA
September 13, 2013
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I like the brown now that I changed from the red but I like the looks of the red better.
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September 2, 2013
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I used scott's mulch. See my pictures 1 day and 1 week later (there was rain and weather over 90F)
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Earthgro has "color advantage", however this is definitely a case of you get what pay for. Nature Scapes will last you all year while Earthgro will typically start fading after the first week. Also the density of the two differs as well where Nature Scapes keeps it's volume throughout the year while Earthgro starts breaking down after the first rainfall. Be prepared to use ~1/3 more mulch if you go with Read More
Earthgro has "color advantage", however this is definitely a case of you get what pay for. Nature Scapes will last you all year while Earthgro will typically start fading after the first week. Also the density of the two differs as well where Nature Scapes keeps it's volume throughout the year while Earthgro starts breaking down after the first rainfall. Be prepared to use ~1/3 more mulch if you go with Earthgro. Read Less
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The Nature Scape Mulch has 60% more colorant.
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Is the new lower price of $2.00 per bag of the red or brown mulch only for this black Friday sale ending April 10th or will it still bepriced at $2.00

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Sale is over, but my local store still has it 4 for $10.
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The price went back up where I live but it's still a good deal.
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The Price will return to $5.97/ 2 cf Bag, in Hawaii it just turned to $3.33 per bag, and $5.97 per bag after April 10th.
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Yes, it was a Black Friday special which ended April 10th
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Contact your local Home Depot for specifics on special sale pricing.
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th I what they told us in Middletown Delaware today, they had no brown but by prebuying they will call when it comes in as early as tomorrow
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How many bags of 2 cu ft mulch needed for 10 cubic yards or dirt?

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I would think it would matter how deep you intend to spread the 10 cubic yards of dirt. If it were six inches deep, your 270 cubic feet of dirt would cover an area of 540 sq. ft. If you put mulch three inches deep on it, you would cover 4 sq. ft. of the dirt with 1 cubic foot of mulch; hence you'd need 67.5 bags of 2 cubic ft.mulch.
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10 cubic yards is A LOT of mulch. I would personally have someone with a dump truck bring it in from a local landscape yard. It may also be cheaper that way.
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June 19, 2016
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You will need 135, 2 cubic foot bags to cover 10 cubic yards.
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Hello.
Each bag yields 2 cubit feet, there are 27 cubic feet in a cubic yard, so 10 cubic yards needs 270 cubic feet. Divide that by 2 and you need 135 bags of this mulch.
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Depending on how thick you want it. If you want to put down 3" thick mulch, you will need 13.5 bags per cubic yard. If you are covering 10 cubic yards you will need 135 bags.
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Forget about the volume of dirt. Measure the spot you want to cover, in feet.
If it is not exactly a rectangle, just get it as close as you can.
For example if the spot is about 20 feet long, and 10 feet wide, then multiply 10 x 20 which is 200 square feet of area.
Now you have to decide how thick you want the mulch: 2 inches, 3 inches, or 4 inches. Usually it's about 3 inches to keep the weeds
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Forget about the volume of dirt. Measure the spot you want to cover, in feet.
If it is not exactly a rectangle, just get it as close as you can.
For example if the spot is about 20 feet long, and 10 feet wide, then multiply 10 x 20 which is 200 square feet of area.
Now you have to decide how thick you want the mulch: 2 inches, 3 inches, or 4 inches. Usually it's about 3 inches to keep the weeds out.
So take the area, in this example it's 200 sq ft. and divide it by one of the following:
1- for 2 inches of mulch, divide by 12,
2- for 3 inches of mulch, divide by 8,
3- for 4 inches of mulch, divide by 6.
In this example, for a 3 inch thick covering of mulch, you would divide 200 by 8 to get 25. That's the number of bags of mulch, 25 bags.
If the area is not a rectangle, maybe it's a circle or a curved area, then your calculation is very approximate. Don't worry about it though, since you won't be able to get the mulch spread exactly at the thickness you want everywhere. You can always adjust it afterward, by getting more mulch or making it a little thicker.
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Rated 3.7 out of 5 by 529 reviewers.
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Love! I loved the fact that I got this mulch so cheap! It was just the touch that our yard needed. I will buy this again. August 16, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Great mulch, look for it to go on sale. This is good, long-lasting mulch for the price. I picked up about 36 bags and it covered roughly 250 sqft of yard with about 2-3" depth. August 16, 2016
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Something went wrong this year After using this product for several years without issues. This year has been a nightmare. I bought 50 bags for my yard and I spread it about a month ago. Now wherever I spread this mulch I have some plants growing. Seems it came with some seeds that sprouted perfectly in my yard. At the beginning I thought it was some seeds from a nearby garden, but none of my neighbors have the problem but me. So clearly it came with the mulch. I have spent hours trying to get rid of those but I have at least 20 more hours of work to get rid of all. Next time I am changing the brand June 10, 2016
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Extreme Color Variations This is the first time I have utilized mulch on my extensive array of gardens. I choose Scott's due to their superior reputation. I purchased 60 bags. 10 Red and 50 Brown. It takes me 45 minutes roundtrip to my nearest Home Depot, so I made 5 trips with my SUV. While I was making these trips, my sons were spreading the mulch. I was disappointed to see they had spread 2 bags of red mulch that had only a hint of red on them! Worse yet, despite making all the trips to the same Home Depot (East Hanover, NJ), Half of my "brown" mulch was really a shade of RED! I don't see how I could purchase any more without really knowing the color! April 18, 2016
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by Mulch had white paint on it I bought about 40 bags and roughly 10 of them looked like someone had spayed the chips with white spraypaint. June 25, 2016
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by Terrible color variation bag to bag and clumps of clay see pics for yourself. I don't know how the color can be guaranteed for 12 months when it is missing in the first place. I had to mix half bags in my wheel barrow to even out the color somewhat June 2, 2016
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Brown Mulch I want to put down mulch to hold the water in the rose garden so I puchase15 bags. Out of the 15 bags there were large chucks of dirt/clay in the bags, measuring 4 to 5 inches and about 1 inch thick. I had to go back and purchase more since I did not calculate right. When to the same store the next day. Lay it down next to the other one and it was a different shade of brown, had reddest in it. Hopefully in time it will fade. May 29, 2016
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by Different Mulch in same SKU Same SKU, different mulch among bags taken from same skid at store. Disappointed with Scotts and HD for not checking quality. Shredded mulch vs pine chip mulch. The picture shows the difference. Even the dog knows which is the correct one. Will be re-thinking my mulch purchases at HD next time. May 11, 2016
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