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Landscape Rubber Mulch

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GroundSmart Rubber Mulch is the smart choice for all landscape mulch and groundcover applications. GroundSmart Rubber Mulch not only looks better 365 days a year, year after year, it’s more durable, cost-effective, maintenance free and eco-friendly than wood mulch, stone and other landscape groundcover materials.

Landscaping Rubber MulchUnlike wood mulch, GroundSmart Rubber Mulch doesn’t attract termites, carpenter ants or other harmful wood destroying insects so it’s the ideal mulch for use around buildings, foundations and wood structures. As a result, GroundSmart Rubber Mulch helps reduce the need for harsh insect control chemicals in and around the landscape.

GroundSmart Rubber Mulch supports plant health by allowing water and nutrients to pass directly into the soil versus being absorbed and trapped, like in wood mulch. Additionally, GroundSmart Rubber Mulch forms an insulating layer over the soil surface which helps protect the soil from hot summer and cold winter temperatures. GroundSmart Rubber Mulch also helps prevent weeds, further reducing the need for harsh weed control chemicals in and around the landscape.

LEED Credits for LandscapingGroundSmart Rubber Mulch can help construction projects earn LEED credits. Smart solutions like GroundSmart Rubber Mulch not only save time and money, they are smart for the environment. As a green landscaping material, GroundSmart Rubber Mulch helps to saves trees and earns Green Building (LEED) Credits.

Create smarter, more sustainable landscapes with GroundSmart Rubber Mulch.

Product Benefits

Landscaping Rubber Mulch

  • Long-lasting, cost effective landscape groundcover
  • 12 year Color-Lock guarantee
  • Saves time and money by eliminating annual mulching
  • Up to 73% savings versus wood mulch in landscape applications
  • Requires up to 50% less material than engineered wood fiber or wood mulch
  • Earn construction project LEED credits
  • Helps prevent weeds
  • Does not attract termites, carpenter ants or other harmful wood destroying insects
  • Resists rodent infestation
  • Does not float, absorb water, erode or blow away with heavy wind or rain
  • Inhibits growth of mold and fungi, reducing allergy risk
  • Will not rot or decay – unlike wood mulch
  • 100% Recycled Rubber
  • 99.99% Wire Free
  • Non-toxic

GroundSmart Landscape Rubber Mulch is available in the following colors and sizes:

Cedar Red Rubber Mulch

Cedar Red is the most popular selling color. This natural color blends well with almost all landscape and architectural designs.

Available Sizes: 0.8 cu ft bags, 38.5 cu ft super sack, 76.9 cu ft super sack

Mocha Brown Rubber Mulch

Mocha Brown is a very popular and versatile color. This warm, natural tone allows the colors and textures of the landscape plant material to stand out.

Available Sizes: 0.8 cu ft bags, 38.5 cu ft super sack, 76.9 cu ft super sack

Espresso Black Rubber Mulch

Espresso Black is ideal for those looking for a rich, sophisticated look. This deep, rich color helps showcase the colors and design features of any landscape.

Available Sizes: 0.8 cu ft bags, 38.5 cu ft super sack, 76.9 cu ft super sack

Green Rubber Mulch

Green Rubber Mulch is frequently used to resemble the look of natural grass or to add an additional color into the landscape or architectural design.

Available Sizes: 0.8 cu ft bags, 38.5 cu ft super sack, 76.9 cu ft super sack

Blue Rubber Mulch

Blue Rubber Mulch is frequently used to create the illusion of water or to add an additional color into a landscape or architectural design.

Available Sizes: 0.8 cu ft bags, 38.5 cu ft super sack, 76.9 cu ft super sack

GroundSmart Rubber Mulch is the smart choice for all landscape mulch and groundcover applications. GroundSmart Rubber Mulch provides up to a 73.0% savings versus wood mulch in landscapes over a twelve year period.

Products like wood mulch break down and decompose. As a result, the cost and maintenance of a landscape using wood mulch significantly increase over time. GroundSmart Rubber Mulch also looks great 365 days a year, year after year.

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  • What is GroundSmart Rubber Mulch?
  • GroundSmart Rubber Mulch is a recycled rubber product used as a groundcover material in landscape applications.
  • What is the source of GroundSmart Rubber Mulch?
  • GroundSmart Rubber Mulch is produced from recycled tire rubber. GroundSmart takes rough tire shreds and turns it into the most advanced, highest quality, consumer preferred rubber mulch available.
  • What makes GroundSmart Rubber Mulch different from other rubber mulch products?
  • GroundSmart Rubber Mulch utilizes the industries most advanced manufacturing process to produces the highest quality rubber mulch available. GroundSmart Rubber Mulch is 99.99% wire free and comes with a 12 year color-lock guarantee.
  • Is GroundSmart Rubber Mulch safe for use around plants?
  • Yes, GroundSmart Rubber Mulch is safe for use around flowers, shrubs, trees and other plant materials. GroundSmart Rubber Mulch is a non-toxic, environmentally friendly product and won’t harm plants. Additionally, GroundSmart Rubber Mulch allows water and other nutrient to pass directly into the soil. Ordinary wood mulch can rob, steal and hold needed moisture and nutrients from the soil and plants.
  • Will GroundSmart Rubber Mulch fade or discolor like wood mulch?
  • No, GroundSmart Rubber Mulch comes with a 12 year color-lock guarantee. GroundSmart Rubber Mulch looks great 365 days a year, year after year, and it’s more durable, cost-effective, maintenance free and eco-friendly than wood mulch, stone and other common landscape groundcover materials.
  • Can GroundSmart be installed against foundations, buildings or wood structures?
  • Yes, unlike wood mulch that recommends avoiding use near foundations and wood structures, GroundSmart Rubber Mulch can be used directly against a home or building foundation and wood structures. That’s because GroundSmart Rubber Mulch does not attract or harbor termites, carpenter ants and other harmful wood destroying insects like wood mulch can.
  • Does GroundSmart Rubber Mulch help prevent weeds?
  • Yes, GroundSmart Rubber Mulch helps prevent weeds. Weeds can’t germinate and grow in rubber mulch like they can in wood mulch. For maximum weed protection, we recommend installing a geotextile or weed block fabric under GroundSmart Rubber Mulch or any groundcover material for that matter.

GroundSmart Rubber Mulch takes the LEED on sustainable landscaping.

TopdressingGroundSmart Rubber Mulch can help construction projects earn LEED credits. Smart solutions like, GroundSmart Rubber Mulch save not only save time and money, but are great for the environment. As a green landscaping material, GroundSmart Rubber Mulch helps save trees and earns Green Building (LEED) Credits.

LEED certification means healthier, more productive places, reduced stress on the environment by encouraging energy and resource-efficient buildings, savings from increased building value, higher lease rates and decreased utility costs.

So whether you’re building new construction or remodeling, take the LEED with GroundSmart Rubber Mulch in your next landscape project.

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