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Find a place near you that sells mulch to the public. Get a price. If their retail price is around $30 I promise you they are getting it for less than $20.

$29 isn't the best price you can find but just because you can find mulch at $10 a yard doesn't mean its a good deal. I ordered 28 yds for a job, pay before they dump. Got it for 16 a yard and I wrote a check on delivery the black mulch had all kinds of brown in it. It looked like ****. Honestly.

I called the company and they were already aware of the issue and told me I could have it for $11 a yard and I declined and asked them to come pick it up off the job site. They said I could have it for free if they didn't have to come get it. I still declined.

They had to come pick it all up and clean it up because during their screw up I got another load from a different company brought in.

Price doesn't out weigh quality in my mind. I ended up paying 17.50 per yard delivered. Not bad but the whole ordeal was a head ache.
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