Colored Enhanced Mulch

Dyed Color Enhanced Mulches

golden-colored-mulch-mainTired of your natural mulch fading out and decomposing too quickly? Would you like long lasting, vibrant color in your landscape beds? Then try one of our dyed colored mulches! Finely ground wood fiber mulch that is generously dyed with a nontoxic coloring for a timeless, attractive appearance.

Colors include jet black, dark brown, regular brown, red, and gold. When we say we generously add color to our colored mulches, rest assured we are making you the best color enhanced mulch product available for your money. Compare our dyed mulches to the competition and we think you will agree that there is no comparison.

Dyed mulch typically holds color longer than natural mulch and does not fade out as quickly. Slow to decompose and processed to 2” and under in size.

Some of our Color Mulch Products

  • Red Colored Mulch

    , $34.50

    Per Cubic Yard

    Eye-catching Contrast in Your Landscaping Scheme! A finely ground wood fiber mulch, generously dyed with a nontoxic coloring, red in color, provides striking contrast in your landscape, holds color longer than other mulches, and decomposes slowly.

    **Dyed mulches contain dye/color additives that need a certain amount of drying or curing time after installation & before a rain or watering. Please allow 48-72 hours for curing or drying after mulch installation to assure no runoff or discoloring. Also, please do not dump or store dyed mulches on concrete surfaces due to the potential for permanent staining.

  • Golden Colored Mulch

    , $34.50

    Per Cubic Yard

    Commonly referred to as “Faux Cypress”! A finely ground wood fiber mulch, generously dyed with a golden enriched colorant, often used as an affordable substitute for Cypress mulch. Holds color longer than other natural mulches, and decomposes slowly.

    **Dyed mulches contain dye and color additives that need a certain amount of drying time after installation & before a rain or watering. Please allow 48-72 hours for curing or drying after mulch installation to assure no runoff or discoloring. Also, please do not dump or store dyed mulches on concrete surfaces due to the potential for permanent.

  • Brown Colored Mulch

    , $34.50

    Per Cubic Yard

    A Beautiful Walnut Brown! A finely ground wood fiber mulch, generously dyed with a nontoxic coloring, rich walnut brown in color, holds color longer than other mulches, and decomposes slowly.

    **Dyed mulches contain dye/color additives that need a certain amount of “drying” time after install ation & before a rain or watering. Please allow 24-48 hours for curing or drying after mulch installation to assure no runoff or discoloring. Also, please do not dump or store dyed mulches on concrete surfaces due to the potential for permanent staining.

  • Black Colored Mulch

    , $34.50

    Per Cubic Yard

    Do you want long lasting color? Try our colored mulches! Finely ground wood fiber mulch, generously dyed with a nontoxic coloring, dark jet black in color, holds color longer than other mulches, and decomposes slowly. Size range 2 inch and minus.

    **Dyed mulches contain dye/color additives that need a certain amount of “drying” time after install ation & before a rain or watering. Please allow 24-48 hours for curing or drying after mulch installation to assure no runoff or discoloring. Also, please do not dump or store dyed mulches on concrete surfaces due to the potential for permanent staining.

  • Color Enhanced "Mini’s"

    , $39.95

    Per Cubic Yard

    This beautiful mulch begins as our Triple “Fine” Hardwood Fines. The mulch is then generously dyed with a dark, dark, dark walnut brown colorant in a 20 ton mixing machine that mixes the dye and mulch together producing a perfectly blended high quality fine enhanced mulch. If there is a better looking mulch on the market today then we haven’t seen it!!!

  • Color Enhanced Premium Hardwood

    , $39.95

    Per Cubic Yard

    This beautiful mulch begins as Premium Hardwood Mulch. The mulch is then generously dyed with a dark, dark, dark walnut brown colorant in a 20 ton mixing machine that mixes the dye and mulch together producing a perfectly blended high quality enhanced mulch. A tad bit more body and texture than the “mini’s”. Size range 1/2″-1 1/2″ pieces. If there is a better looking mulch on the market today then we haven’t seen it!!!

Check out all of our Colored Mulch

Coloring Process

We produce our dyed enhanced mulches using the latest technology in coloring equipment, liquid dye and quality mulch products. McCarty Mulch uses only the highest quality materials available in our production process and we never use substandard raw materials such as ground up 2’x4’s, pallet wood or construction debris that may be contaminated with nails and chemicals. The process starts by taking one of our quality landscape mulches and loading it into our 20 ton mixing machine. The mulch goes through a vigorous mixing process, at the same time water and and vibrant dye colorant are added to the mixture to produce the highest quality dye enriched mulch available.

Colored Mulch Safety

Our colored mulch is made with non-toxic heartland enriched colorants that are processed using “Color-Safe” Technology. This colorant is completely safe for shrubs, plants, pets and children. Some of the same materials used to make the colorant are the same materials used commonly in lipsticks, cosmetics and food containers. Colored Mulch produced with Heartland® Enriched Colorants is safe for use around the home. Independent laboratory tests have confirmed that colored mulch presents no more concern for children or pets than regular mulches.

While some parts of the world still use lead or cadmium-based pigments found in paints and coatings, we understand the risks involved with heavy metals and VOCs, and do not add heavy metals. Heartland Ultra Colorants were tested by an independent, accredited laboratory for testing and the colorants were studied for acute exposure through ingestion, inhalation, dermal contact, and eye contact. The results were that our colorants qualify for classification in Category IV, the lowest concern category that the test recognizes.

Dyed Mulch Special Requirements

Colored mulch needs time to cure once it is placed down in your landscape area and it can also stain driveways especially during heavy rains. We encourage placing a tarp down where the mulch will be dumped to prevent staining, and we also recommend wearing old clothing and gloves while spreading. Please give dyed mulch 24-72 hours of drying or curing time in the landscape beds before watering or heavy rainfall to prevent mulch discoloration or runoff. Dyed mulch may take a little more TLC in the beginning but the color will look great throughout the whole season.

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