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Pathway Woodchip

High quality graded to <40mm softwood chip sourced locally in East Anglia.

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Field No.10 Pathway Woodchip

What is it?

High quality graded to <40mm softwood chip sourced locally in East Anglia.

What does it do?

Field No.10 is suitable for a multitude of uses:

  • Mulching planting areas
  • Garden paths and walkways
  • Chicken runs/animal pens
  • Horse gallops/menages

What are the benefits?

  • Field No.10 is hard wearing and will last for up to 4 years.
  • Field No.10 offers a clean, slip resistant surface that is soft and comfortable to walk on.
  • Field No.10 is FSC Certified.
  • Field No.10 suppresses the growth of existing perennial weeds and resists colonisation by annual weed seeds.
  • Field No.10 allows for clean access to planted areas whilst resisting soil compaction from foot traffic.
  • Field No.10 is very free draining and holds moisture in the soil reducing the need for irrigation.
  • Field No.10 adds an insulating layer to the planted area resisting climatic extremes of freezing/drought conditions.

How much do I need?

  1. Measure the approximate surface area you need to cover.
  2. Decide how deep you wish to install the wood chip.  For best results 75mm – 100mm is recommended.
  3. 1m³ of this product will be sufficient to cover the following surface area:
Depth of mulch: 50mm 75mm 100mm
Area covered: 20m² 13.33m² 10m²

Alternatively give us a call with the dimensions of the area you wish to cover and we will do the calculations for you.

Directions for use as mulch

  1. Clear weeds from area ahead of installation. Spraying off with a systemic herbicide such as glyphosate two to three weeks prior to planting is particularly effective.
  2. Prepare and cultivate the root zone. The addition of Field No. 1 soil conditioner or Field No.16 Tree and Shrub planting compost is recommended at this stage.
  3. To further reduce maintenance requirements and to increase mulch life a geo-textile mat can be laid ahead of planting.
  4. Plant area.
  5. Spread Field No.10 evenly at a depth of between 75 and 100mm (3 to 4 inches) allowing at least 10% for settlement.
  6. For best results reduce disturbance of mulch once installed.
  7. For best results top up levels every 6-12 months.

Directions for use as walkway surface

  1. Clear and mark out area of walkway.
  2. Excavate area to accommodate the installation of woodchip to required.  Alternatively, pathway edging can be used to elevate the walkway above ground level.
  3. On areas that are poorly drained, it may be necessary to install a drainage area beneath the woodchip.
  4. Install a heavy-duty geotextile membrane beneath the area on which the wood chip will be installed.
  5. Install woodchip to the depth required.
  6. Field No.10 is manufactured from natural timber residues and as such may contain a small quantity of wood shards with sharp edges. It may be considered necessary to remove any pieces considered unsafe by hand prior to the pathway being used.
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