Market-Leading Landscaping Supplies Company Creatively Tackles Industry Issue

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Market-Leading Landscaping Supplies Company Creatively Tackles Industry Issue

Wholesale Landscapes, the market leader in the supply of landscaping products, has launched a new 40-page product specification guide.

 

The full-colour brochure:

  • describes all their products in detail
  • lists ingredients
  • specifies recommended use storage and handling
  • advises the most effective method of application.

 

The document, aimed primarily at landscape architects, landscapers, local government, orchardists and vineyard managers, seeks to remedy an issue that has arisen of late in the landscaping world.

 

Regional soil variations and other variables in environmental conditions were not being taken into account in the application of specific landscaping products. This situation led to inefficiencies in the application, underutilisation or outright misuse of products. Wholesale Landscapes found these issues were causing reputational damage as landscaping projects were being compromised by the misapplication or misuse of their quality products. Furthermore, Wholesale Landscapes wanted their customers to be empowered through increased knowledge.

 

Product Sepcification Guide 2020

 

Caleb Hughes, Sales Manager at Wholesale Landscapes, describes it this way:

 

“We were often getting incoming enquiries in which the customer had done their research and informed themselves about landscaping products. However, this was not always accurate. To prevent repetition, our Marketing Team went about creating a document specifically designed to provide valuable insights and enhance customer product knowledge.”

 

The product specification guide includes product testing results, produced by Wholesale Landscapes’ onsite laboratory, such as:

  • pH testing
  • wind testing
  • slope testing
  • air-filled porosity (AFP) testing
  • bulk density measurements
  • weighing
  • sizing of their specialist landscaping products. 
  • Approximate freighting volumes, for easy assessment of transport requirements.

    You can download your digital copy of our product specification guide here.

If you would like a copy without our logo on it for use with your clients, contact us and we will send you a white label version for you to add your own logo to – care@wholesalelandscapes.co.nz

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Full truck load volumes
  • Bark: 7m³
  • Compost: 4m³
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  • Stone: 1.5m³

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  • Bark: 25m³ - 65m³
  • Compost: 17m³ - 38m³
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  • Shell: 12m³ - 30m³

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We welcome pick-up of product by the public for volumes 1m³ and over. Please check your estimated trailer weight rating below. If your trailer is unable to hold the weight of our minimum pick-up volume, please book a delivery. *We require a minimum order quantity of 3m³ for any bark, compost, soil or shell products and a minimum order quantity of 1.5m3 for any stones or aggregates.

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Recommended depths

Typically you need a finishing layer of screened soil of 100mm when working with an uneven surface. 100mm of soil will allow to even out any hollows and give enough depth to create a flat surface

A general rule for compost is to allow for the depth of the current root structure of your plants with an additional 30-50% to mix in with the base. If you’re planting into holes or filling up a vege garden  you will need to accommodate for this prior to filling up

We recommend 100mm (10cm) deep for new bark gardens and planting into bare areas. For existing gardens with some cover, we recommend 75mm-100mm (7.5cm-10cm)

Note: Barked areas for playground impact protection need to meet NZS5828:2015 standards and is calculated on the fall areas and the height of the playground. Please contact us to discuss your barked playground areas

For paths and driveways which are often exposed to car and foot traffic, we recommend 100mm-125mm (10cm-12.5cm) on newly prepared areas due to settling of product.

This excludes preparation, compaction or drainage gravel underneath. For existing areas 75mm thickness is recommended for areas needing a small top-up.