What is Ornamental Decorative Bark?
Ornamental Bark is a top-quality natural pine bark sourced from sustainable forests. It has been chipped and graded to a uniform size of10–40 mm, with minimal fines content. Ornamental Bark or Ornamental Decorative Bark is also called Pine Bark Chips, Composted Bark, Bark Chippings or Garden Bark Chippings but effectively it is the same product.
Ornamental Bark Features:
Decorative Bark has both aesthetic and functional properties:
- It is aesthetically pleasing.
- It is perfect for tidying garden borders, flower beds and paths.
- Suppresses weed growth hence reduces garden maintenance time.
- Preserves soil moisture during hot weather.
- Battles soil erosion during heavy rain.
- Helps insulate plant root area during cold and frosty periods.
How to use Bark Chippings?
Bark chippings are quick and easy to lay by simply raking out over the required area. The area should first be weeded before raking out the garden bark to a minimum depth of 60 – 90 mm. If the area is particularly prone to weed growth, you can lay down a fabric membrane on the bottom of the worked area and then apply bark to a depth of 50 mm.
When to use Ornamental Decorative Bark?
The chipped bark can be applied throughout the year and should serve your garden for several seasons. After that, it is advisable to top up fresh bark on the surface to maintain its striking appearance.
Ashville Aggregates supplies high-quality Ornamental Bark in wholesale trade quantities to building and construction industry. We can deliver the composed bark on 8×4 grab hire, 20-tonne tipper hire or a smaller 4×2 9-tonne mini grab. Should it be required, we can offer waste removal simultaneously.
For a quote or any further questions regarding the product, please call us on 020 7736 0355.