If you have questions, we have answers! Below are some of the most frequently asked questions we get about forestry mulching. Have a question you don’t see here? Give us a shout!
What does forestry mulching in GA cost?
Southern Brush provides free quotes depending upon the specifics of the job. On an average day, we can clear about 1 acre, which is usually about $2700. However, things like grading, soil composition, rocks, etc., can impact the overall price. We will always provide you with a quote ahead of time, so you are aware of all the const considerations before we begin work.
How long does it take to clear an acre of forest space?
Typically we can clear an acre in a day. However, this is only under basic conditions. If your land is hilly, has a lot of rocks, or has exceptionally thick, old trees, this can dramatically impact the time it takes to get the job done properly.
Is forestry mulching worth it?
Absolutely! It’s a cost-effective and environmentally friendly way to clear brush, prevent fires and invasive species, and create more usable space.
What are the main benefits of forestry mulching?
There are several! Forestry mulching is a property improvement that enriches the soil and also acts as a fire buffer, in addition to creating a more desirable landscape using environmentally-friendly methods.
Can you remove larger trees too?
Mulchers -also called masticators and brush cutters- are machines designed to reduce plant matter into smaller mulch. Depending on its design, a mulcher can efficiently handle brush, tree limbs, or trees up to 6-8 inches in diameter.
However, for larger trees, we will typically knock them down with a chainsaw first and then drive the machines over them to mulch the trunk, limbs, and stump.
Is forestry mulching good for the soil?
Forestry mulching is great for soil, as it helps prevent soil erosion and aids in pasture restoration by raising PH levels and lowering soil acidity. Thus, making it a wonderful benefit to the soil.
Will a forestry mulcher grind stumps?
Yes! Stump grindings make for excellent mulch. They help to insulate your soil, retain the soil’s moisture, and even make weed removal easier.
Can you plant grass after forestry mulching?
Once the land is cleared of brush and thicket, you will eventually be able to plant grass. However, the initial layer of mulch will suppress weeds and grass for some time after mulching – typically up to two years.
What kind of mulch do you leave behind?
We take great pride in the mulch we leave behind! We create fine, beautiful mulch that is great ground cover and becomes good, healthy black dirt. The best kind of compost there is! Our mulch is comparable to the expensive, bagged varieties many homeowners seek out.
How long does forestry mulch take to decompose?
Mulch produced from our forestry mulching process will typically decompose in 2 to 10 seasons, depending on the type of wood, quantity of mulch, and weather conditions. You will typically see small native plant growth within a week or two after the process is completed, though this is dependent on the season/time of year.