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Hydroseeding: What’s in your tank?

The link below is an article from the July/August issue of “Soil Erosion and Hydroseeding” magazine.  It contains valuable information for every Hydroseeding contractor.  Applegate Mulch contributed information and pictures for the article.  Please click on the link to read the article. http://soilerosiononline.com/article-301-hydroseeding-what%25E2%2580%2599s-in-the-tank.html

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Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix – Project

  At just over 1.5 square miles in size, Belle Isle is a small island located in the Detroit River between the United States and Canada and is home of the Detroit Belle Isle Chevrolet Grand Prix. Each year the Grand Prix draws thousands of visitors from around the world. When they are not track […]

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Introducing WOOD-LOK HPM

New Product Introduction:   Wood-Lok HPM (High Performance Matrix) is our newest and most effective hydraulic erosion control mulch. It is a long strand virgin wood fiber hydromulch blended together with our proprietary binders to create a three dimensional erosion control blanket that adheres to the soil surface. Wood-Lok HPM is made to be mixed […]

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On the Job with Applegate Mulch

Manufacturing hydromulch since 1980, Applegate has established a reputation for producing the highest quality hydromulches available to the industry. To go along with their high quality products is the company’s commitment to product availability and a strong desire to see their products benefit the local communities where their factories are located. Applegate Mulch and Tri-Valley […]

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Fertilizer and Hydroseeding

“What kind of fertilizer should I use and how much”? A good question and pretty basic information for every hydroseeding contractor to know. So why does this subject seem confusing to many hydroseeders? The first thing to understand is hydroseeding is just one of many methods to plant grass and other vegetation.  This method of planting […]

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Wood-Lok SMM may be the best choice

Applegate Mulch currently offers a full line of erosion control and hydroseeding mulches. One product in our product line that is often overlooked, but is extremely effective for the purposes that it is designed for is Wood-Lok SMM.  This is  a high quality product that delivers top performance and great value. When choosing an erosion […]

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Addison Public Schools project

In August, John Fischer, the owner of Anderson-Fischer, Inc. allowed us to visit his job site in Addison, Michigan to take pictures for our new website. Anderson-Fischer, Inc. won the bid to restore the landscaping at the newly renovated school and hydroseeding was specified to restore the lawn areas of the property.  John chose to use […]

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Hydraulic Erosion Control – Application Tips

WOOD-LOK Bonded Fiber Matrix, often referred to by the initials BFM is a long strand wood fiber hydroseeding mulch blended together with proprietary binders to create a three dimensional erosion control blanket that adheres to the soil surface.  This BFM is made to be hydraulically applied through standard hydroseeding equipment and when applied as directed performs as […]

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WOOD-LOK™ BFM

WOOD-LOK BFM is the superior bonded fiber matrix used for soil erosion control.   It controls erosion more effectively than rolled erosion control blankets, sod and other competitive brands of BFM.   The porous mulch mat forms a water absorbing, anti-transpirant, breathable matrix designed to provide the perfect environment for seed germination

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WOOD-LOK™ 300

WOOD-LOK 300 is a natural virgin wood fiber mulch with organic tackifier for use in hydraulic planting.   It is a high quality 100% virgin wood fiber hydroseeding mulch manufactured under constant production control checks.   It is manufactured for optimum performance through a fiberization process of high temperature, steam, dying and drying.

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