Hydroseeding (or hydraulic mulch seeding, hydro-mulching, hydraseeding) is a planting process that uses a slurry of seed and mulch. It is often used as an erosion control technique on construction sites, as an alternative to the traditional process of broadcasting or sowing dry seed.
In performing sediment control, Stacy’s Excavating typically uses silt fence, erosion logs, fabric mats, and inlet drain covers for its work. Among the items used are Blocksom and Co. products. The company’s Storm Water Inlet Filter serves as a sediment control solution for sewer inlets during the construction phase; it
Weather can be a hydroseeding contractor’s friend or foe. It can make a job much easier or much more difficult. It played a role in each of the following varied projects done by leading hydroseeding companies across the country.
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Hydroseeding work, like all outdoor jobs, can have some unpleasant aspects. The weather can be perfect and then turn miserably cold or blisteringly hot. Working in the back country, far off road, increases the chances of encountering mountain lions, rattlesnakes, or other creatures best avoided. And if it’s hot and
Sam Howard and his crew at Central Carolina Seeding in Winston-Salem, NC, have been doing hydroseeding work on a highway project near Blowing Rock, NC. Their work -done in stages-started in 2012 and will finish in the fall of 2015. “It’s a beautiful area, with pretty steep terrain,” says Howard
As the following projects show, hydroseeding work varies tremendously. A project might take place in a residential yard or extend for hundreds of acres. It might be along a road where drivers barely notice it, or it might add to the beauty of a natural area that thousands of visitors