• Resistant to high winds – 50+mph sustained, 80+mph gusts
  • Can be used on steep slopes 70%
  • Easily applied by hand, straw blower or helicopter
  • No seeds, chemicals (no chemical runoff) or dust
  • No crimping, stapling or tackifying
  • Long lasting benefits – 7+ yrs
  • Retains moisture, increases infiltration
  • Provides shade and structure for seeds and seedlings
  • Stabilizes soil temperature
  • Reduces seed predation and damage to plants from grazing
  • Prevents rilling, slows sheet flow and reduces raindrop impact
  • Reduces soil compaction
  • Animals won't eat it
  • Won't trap wildlife
  • Walk/drive on it
  • Reduces airborne particulates – PM10s
  • Requires no water
  • Can be applied over snow
  • Can be applied on frozen ground in freezing temperatures
  • Can be applied in windy conditions – increases work window
  • Can be seeded over or under – broadcast, hydro or drill seed
  • Immobilizes N to help control invasive plants
  • Adds organic material to soil – increasing soil productivity
  • Allows air and light to reach soil surface
  • Creates micro-environment
  • Less machine time to apply – reducing emissions

 

Benefits