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Warrington Depot Now Open! | 8th August 2016

We're delighted to announce that we are now up and running in our permanent premises in Warrington. Our Warrington details are as follows:   Address - Bridge Lane, Woolston, Warrington, WA1 4BA Telephone - 01925 202155 Email - info@scotbarkuk.com or sarah@scotbarkuk.com...
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Play Chip: Before and After | 21st June 2016

"@Scotbark what a transformation. Great staff and delivery was spot on."   Thank you to Bruce Ritchie for sharing his before and after pictures with us on Twitter! Bruce used 1 bulk bag of Play Chip for this impressive transformation - clean, safe and 100% natural.   Follow us on...
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New Lower Prices! | 7th March 2016

With the opening of our new Warrington depot now in sight, we're delighted to bring lower prices to our customers across the North West.   Price drops have been made across our entire online shop for bulk bag deliveries to the following areas: Blackburn, Bradford, Bolton, Carlisle, Ch...
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Play Grade Pallets | 8th February 2016

Pallets of Play Bark and Play Chip are currently priced from just £4 per bag. If you'd like a quote, or further information, contact rachael@scotbarkuk.com....
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Christmas Delivery Dates | 14th December 2015

Our offices will be closed between Friday 18th December and Monday 4th January for the Christmas break. Any orders placed on / after Monday 21st December will be dispatched in the week commencing 4th January.  ...
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Winter Mulching | 30th November 2015

In spring we mulch to suppress weeds, retain soil moisture, and regulate soil temperature. But did you know that mulching now is just as important?   Throughout winter, the repeated periods of freezing and thawing can damage plants and cause them to heave out of the ground. We therefore mulch t...
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UK Pallet Deliveries | 16th November 2015

Pallets of Contract Ornamental Mulch are currently priced from just £3 per bag, delivered. If you're interested in a pallet delivery, or would like some more information, please get in touch....
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What Our Customers Say | 2nd November 2015

For those of you not on Facebook, we wanted to share some of the recent feedback we've been featuring on our page (Scotbark Landscape Supplies).   If you've ordered from us recently, and would like to share your feedback, you can: send us a quick message using our contact form, e...
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Overseeding In Autumn | 19th October 2015

Autumn is one of the best, if not the best time to overseed your lawn: the soil temperature's still warm, and there’s a good chance of rainfall.   Overseeding involves spreading grass seed over an existing lawn. The lawn may be tired and damaged, or may simply need a little...
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Recruiting: NW England | 5th October 2015

Exciting news! We're expanding!   In 2016, we'll be opening a new depot in the North West of England. We'll soon be looking for an ambitious Regional Manager who will be responsible for the day to day running of this depot, as well as business development in the North West. Keep ...
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FAQ: Safety Surfacing | 21st September 2015

  What’s the difference between Play Bark and Play Chip? Play Bark is made from the soft outer layer of trees - it's stripped, harvested, and treated. It’s dark brown in colour and softer in texture than Play Chip. We recommend Play Bark for play areas that recei...
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How Did We Do? | 7th September 2015

Since the launch of our new site, we've had some great feedback from our customers. Your feedback helps us to continue to improve our products and services - something we're always striving to do.   If you've ordered from us recently, and have a few minutes to spare, we'd love to hear abou...
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Mulching Trees and Shrubs | 24th August 2015

We know that mulch gives our gardens and outdoor space a natural, well-groomed finish; but did you know that it also delivers real benefits to the growth and long-term health of trees and shrubs?   In their natural habitat, trees benefit from an accumulation of organic matter found on the fores...
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FAQ: Express Blower | 10th August 2015

  What is the Express Blower? The Express Blower is a truck equipped with pneumatic (air-powered) blowing equipment and over 120 metres of large capacity, flexible hose. It's used for fast, effective product placement and saves you the time, labour and inconve...
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Bark Coverage Chart | 27th July 2015

Provided as guidance only. For further coverage help and enquiries, please feel free to get in touch....
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FAQ: Bark and Mulching | 13th July 2015

What is a "mulch"? A mulch is simply a layer of material applied across the surface of an area of soil. It’s often used to condition the soil and discourage weed growth. Organic mulches include bark chippings, shredded bark, wood chippings, wood shavings and compost. These materials&...
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We've Spruced Things Up | 29th June 2015

We're delighted to welcome you to our new site and online shop!    Our main aim throughout the redesign of the site was to provide a seamless shopping experience: appealing design, intriguing content and confident transactions.    Here are some of the highlights:    Pri...
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