Mulch Suppliers Servicing Coffs Harbour & Surrounds

Are you looking for Mulch for your property or garden? We supply & deliver 12 different types to suit a range of different purposes. 


What We Stock

Cypress Chip

Our cypress chip is a by-product of cypress wood that has been discarded as waste. It’s a great product that can be used as a ground cover or added to soil to increase acidity and retain moisture. It can also be used for decorative projects due to its gold pine wood appearance.


Cypress Fine

Cypress fine is made from the inner bark and trunk of cypress trees. It is high in tannin and is naturally rot-resistant, making it perfect for use as a natural ground cover. It’s also a popular choice for landscaping projects because it is environmentally friendly, holds its colour and can help protect the soil from corrosion.


Hardwood Chip

Hardwood chips are made from smaller pieces of wood similar to sawdust but with higher moisture content. They have been finely ground down, making them more absorbent and ideal for use in large gardens that need extra water during dry spells. They are also great for managing weeds.


Hardwood Fines

Hardwood fines are a by-product of the wood industry, acting as an organic material that can be used for landscaping and other aesthetic purposes. Manufactured from the wood chippings of hardwood trees, they are a warm brown colour and help to retain moisture and prevent weed growth.

Native Mulch

Native mulch is made from several native plants, meaning it has a much lower environmental impact than many other types of ground covers. It has many other benefits too, such as conserving water and reducing weed growth, which makes it an excellent choice for any garden owner wishing to retain colour naturally.

Pinebark Medium 25mm

Pine bark medium 25mm is small pieces of bark from pine trees. It’s about 25 millimetres in size, which is a bit bigger than a standard marble. People use it in gardening and landscaping to cover the soil. It helps keep moisture in, stops weeds from growing, and makes the garden look nice. You can buy it in bags or get it delivered to your home. It’s a handy material for making your garden healthier and more attractive.

Pine Flake

Pine flake is shredded or chipped pieces of pine wood. It’s like tiny flakes or small bits of wood from pine trees. It can help improve the soil by adding organic matter, retaining moisture, and reducing weed growth. Pine flake can also be used as a decorative ground cover to improve the appearance of flower beds or garden pathways. Overall, pine flake is a versatile and beneficial material for various outdoor projects.

Pine Sawdust

Pine sawdust is fine particles or shavings created from cutting or grinding pine wood. It’s a byproduct of processing pine logs into lumber or other wood products. Pine sawdust has many uses, including as a bedding material for animals, a component in compost, and as a fuel source in some industries. In gardening, it can also be used to improve soil texture and moisture retention.
Please contact us for more information about this product.

Red Diamond

Red diamond is made from redwood natural chips, making it the ideal material for decorative plant usage. Its chunky texture helps to prevent weed growth in your garden bed as well as retain moisture, making it a long-lasting option for large gardens.

Tea Tree Mulch

Tea tree is a type of organic ground cover that can be used to improve the appearance and smell of your garden. It’s also great for fighting off pests, keeping your plants healthy and adding nutrients to the soil. To spruce up your garden or just add some extra value to it, tea tree is a great option to consider.


Softfall mulch is a special type of ground cover that is designed to provide cushioning and protection, particularly in playgrounds or areas where people may fall or trip. It is made from materials such as wood chips, rubber, or synthetic materials that are soft and impact-absorbing. When spread out, softfall creates a soft surface that can help reduce the risk of injury from falls.

Black Diamond Chip

Black diamond chip is a type of ground cover made from shredded or chipped wood that has been dyed black. It’s called a “diamond chip” because the wood chips are typically cut into small, angular shapes resembling diamonds. It’s used in landscaping to cover the soil and provides various benefits such as moisture retention, weed suppression, and temperature regulation. Additionally, the black colour of this ground cover can create a striking contrast against greenery and flowers, adding visual interest to garden beds and pathways.



Is mulch the same as compost?

No, mulch and compost are different. Former consists of materials like wood chips or straw used to cover the soil’s surface, while compost is a mixture of organic materials that has decomposed into a nutrient-rich soil amendment.

Does mulch have a purpose?

Yes, mulch serves several purposes in gardening and landscaping. It helps retain moisture in the soil, suppresses weed growth, regulates soil temperature, and adds organic matter as it breaks down.

What is in a mulch?

Mulch can be made from various materials such as wood chips, bark, leaves, straw, or grass clippings. These materials are spread over the soil‘s surface to provide benefits like weed control and moisture retention.

What is better compost or mulch?

Compost and mulch serve different purposes in gardening. Compost enriches the soil with nutrients, while latter helps conserve moisture and suppress weeds. Both are valuable in maintaining healthy gardens.

Do you put compost under or over mulch?

It’s typically best to apply compost to the soil before adding mulch on top. This allows the nutrients from the compost to penetrate the soil while the latter helps retain moisture and regulate temperature.

Can you mix soil and mulch?

Yes, you can mix them together to improve its structure and drainage. However, it’s more common to apply mulch on top of the soil as a protective covering.

Does mulch have manure in it?

Some types of mulch may contain manure as part of their composition, especially organic ones like composted bark or straw. Manure adds nutrients to the soil as it breaks down.

How do you make mulch?

It can be made by shredding or chipping various organic materials such as wood, bark, leaves, or straw. These materials are then spread over the soil’s surface to provide the benefits of mulching.

Can I mix bark with compost?

Yes, you can mix bark with compost to create a nutrient-rich soil amendment. This mixture can be applied to garden beds or used as a top dressing for plants.

What is the best mulch to use?

The best type to use depends on factors such as your gardening goals, climate, and plant preferences. Popular options include wood chips, bark mulch, straw, or grass clippings.

What is the best mulch to stop weeds?

The type that provides good coverage and density, such as wood chips or bark, are effective at suppressing weed growth by blocking sunlight and preventing weed seeds from germinating.

What is the most popular mulch?

Wood chips and bark are among the most popular types due to their effectiveness in retaining moisture, suppressing weeds, and improving soil health.

Are there any disadvantages to the types of mulch?

While it offers many benefits, some types may have drawbacks such as attracting pests, decomposing too quickly, or causing nutrient imbalances in the soil if applied in excess.

What is the easiest mulch for garden?

Wood chips or bark are often considered the easiest to use in gardens because they require minimal maintenance and provide long-lasting benefits.

Can you put mulch close to the house?

Yes, you can put it close to the house, but it’s important to leave a gap between the ground cover and the foundation to prevent moisture buildup and potential damage to the structure.

Where can I pick up?

MI Organics operates five retail outlets in:

Coffs Harbour

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