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Bark dust, also known as mulch, is a versatile landscaping material that serves both aesthetic and functional purposes. It consists of finely shredded or chipped bark from various tree species. Bark dust is commonly used to cover the soil surface in gardens and landscapes. It not only adds a clean and tidy appearance to your outdoor space but also helps retain soil moisture, suppress weed growth, and regulate soil temperature. With its natural and attractive look, bark dust is an excellent choice for enhancing the beauty of your garden while promoting healthy plant growth.


Bark dust is a versatile landscaping material that offers a lots of benefits, and at Bella Terra, we provide comprehensive services to cater to your specific needs. Whether you choose to have us deliver the bark dust for a DIY project or opt for our full installation service, you can expect numerous advantages.

Bark dust not only enhances the aesthetics of your garden but also plays a crucial role in maintaining a healthy landscape. When applied correctly, it acts as a natural barrier, suppressing weed growth and reducing the need for herbicides. It also helps retain soil moisture, preventing excessive evaporation and reducing the frequency of irrigation. Bark dust also acts as insulation, regulating soil temperature and protecting plant roots from extreme weather conditions.

At Bella Terra, we offer the flexibility to meet your requirements. If you prefer a DIY approach, we can deliver high-quality bark dust to your doorstep. Alternatively, our expert team can handle the entire project, ensuring precise and even distribution for maximum benefits. Whether for residential or commercial landscaping, our bark dust services contribute to a more beautiful and sustainable outdoor environment, promoting both the health and visual appeal of your landscape. Choose Bella Terra for all your bark dust needs and experience the difference it can make in your outdoor space.

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Fine Fir Bark

Fine Fir Bark Dust available in bright and dark at 1/2 in. minus. It's a type of mulch made from the bark of fir trees, freshly ground into fine particles. It emits a pleasant, woodsy aroma. The texture is relatively uniform, and the size of the particles can vary but is generally on the finer side.


  • Aesthetic Appeal: Its natural dark or light color enhances the visual appeal of garden beds and landscapes.

  • Pleasant Scent: The fresh, woodsy aroma can add a sensory dimension to gardens.

  • Soil Health: As it decomposes, it enriches the soil with organic matter, improving soil structure and fertility.

  • Weed Suppression: Helps in suppressing weed growth by blocking sunlight.

  • Moisture Retention: Aids in retaining soil moisture, reducing the need for frequent watering.

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Medium Fir Bark

Medium Fir Bark Dust available in bright and dark at 3/4 in. minus. It's is a mulch derived from fir bark, processed to have a medium texture. The particle size is moderate, providing a balance between finesse and texture.


  • Rich Color: The dark or light hue can create striking contrast in gardens, highlighting plants and landscape features.

  • Moderate Texture: Offers a balanced feel, not too fine nor too coarse, which can be suitable for a variety of landscaping needs.

  • Mulching Efficiency: The medium texture allows it to settle and interlock well, providing effective mulch coverage.

  • Soil Temperature Regulation: Helps in maintaining a more consistent soil temperature, beneficial for root health.

  • Decomposition Rate: Decomposes at a moderate rate, providing longer-lasting coverage compared to finer mulches.

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Supreme Walk on Bark

Walk On Bark is a type of bark mulch that is specifically designed for pathways and areas with foot traffic. It is typically made from larger, more durable pieces of bark, often from a variety of tree species. Its texture is chunkier and more rugged compared to other types of bark dust.


  • Durability: Its robust texture makes it ideal for high-traffic areas, resisting compression and degradation.

  • Safety and Comfort: Provides a softer, non-slip surface for walking, making it ideal for garden paths and playground areas.

  • Low Maintenance: Requires less frequent replenishment due to its durability and larger particle size.

  • Erosion Control: Effective in reducing soil erosion on slopes and in areas with heavy rain.

  • Natural Appearance: Offers an organic, rustic look to pathways, blending seamlessly with natural landscapes.



Sawdust Mulch is a fine-textured, organic option for gardeners and landscapers. This mulch is derived from the remnants of sawed wood, primarily designed to be both sustainable and functional.


  • Weed Suppression: Forms a natural barrier on the soil surface, significantly reducing the growth of unwanted weeds.

  • Moisture Retention: Exceptional at holding moisture, aiding in soil hydration and reducing the need for frequent watering.

  • Soil Fertility: As it breaks down, it enriches the soil with nutrients like nitrogen, promoting healthier plant growth.

  • Pest Deterrence: Certain varieties, like cedar sawdust, can help repel insects, protecting your garden from pests.

  • Cost-Effectiveness: available at a lower cost, it is an economical choice for large-scale or repeated applications.

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Dark Hemlock Bark (Sliverless)

Dark Hemlock Bark, specifically the sliverless variety, is a preferred choice for mulching in gardens and landscapes. It’s processed from the bark of hemlock trees to create a fine, sliver-free product.


  • Aesthetic Appeal: The dark, rich color provides a striking contrast in gardens, enhancing the visual appeal and highlighting plants and landscape features.

  • Soil Improvement: Contributes nutrients to the soil as it decomposes, aiding in moisture retention and temperature regulation, beneficial for root health.

  • Pest Resistance: Naturally deters common garden pests, including termites, due to the high concentration of tannins found in the bark, making it an excellent choice for maintaining a healthy garden.

  • Safety: Being sliverless, it's safer for areas where children and pets play, reducing the risk of injuries associated with traditional mulch types.

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Cedar Chips

Cedar chips are a versatile, organic solution derived from native cedar trees. Known for their pleasant scent and natural beauty, cedar chips serve as an excellent choice for mulching, landscaping, and creating pet-friendly areas.

Key Benefits:

  • Moisture Retention: Cedar chips help keep the soil moist by reducing water evaporation, thereby supporting healthy plant growth and reducing the need for frequent watering.

  • Weed Control: Lay down a barrier against unwanted weeds, minimizing garden maintenance and promoting a neater appearance without the use of harsh chemicals.

  • Pest Deterrent: Utilize the natural insect-repelling properties of cedar to maintain a more comfortable and pest-free garden environment.

  • Pet Bedding and Play Areas: Create a safe and odor-resistant bedding for pets or use as ground cover in play areas due to cedar chips' soft texture and natural scent.

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Northwest Play Fibre

Northwest Play Fibre is an IPEMA-certified engineered wood fiber, primarily composed of select cedar chips, designed for playgrounds. This premium-grade product offers a combination of safety, durability, and aesthetic appeal.

Key Benefits:

  • Safety: Provides a soft, impact-absorbing surface for children's play areas, meeting rigorous safety standards.

  • Durability: Crafted from durable cedar chips, ensuring long-lasting performance and minimal maintenance.

  • Aesthetic Appeal: Enhances playgrounds with its natural beauty and welcoming environment.

Ideal for playground manufacturers and wholesalers looking to create secure and attractive play spaces.


Medium Douglas Fir Nuggets

Our Medium Douglas Fir Nuggets, sized between 1 to 2 inches, offer a unique aesthetic for landscaping projects. They are meticulously screened and rounded to ensure a consistent look and feel.

Key Benefits:

  • Aesthetic Appeal: Enhances outdoor spaces with their natural, rustic charm, perfect for complementing water features, pathways, and around tree bases.

  • Wind Resistance: Ideal for areas prone to strong winds, these nuggets remain in place, maintaining your landscape's integrity.

  • Uniform Appearance: Screened for consistency, they provide a clean, organized look to any commercial or residential area.

Available in various locations for convenience. Transform your outdoor areas into a natural, serene escape with our Medium Douglas Fir Nuggets.


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