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Compost and Mulch
 Native Wood Mulchaa.jpg  Compost Availability Hours
  • Wednesday and Friday
    • 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • First and Third Saturdays
    • 8 a.m. to noon
  • Temple-Belton Wastewater Treatment Plant
    • 2405 E. 6th Avenue, Belton
    • 254-939-6471

Tri-Gro mulch products are available for purchase from the Temple-Belton Wastewater Treatment Plant. The most popular product is a compost produced with wood products recycled from area brush collections and wastewater bio-solids. Since Tri-Gro is processed at temperatures above 133 degrees Fahrenheit, it is free of weed seeds, plant diseases and pathogens.

 Product Cost Per Cubic Yard
 Cull $8.50
 Unscreened Compost
 Native Wood Mulch
Screened Compost

Cull is wood pieces that are removed after the compost screening process. It is dark in color and relatively uniform in size. Call Tri-Gro for additional information about availability and products.

 Advantages of Mulch  Tri-Gro Benefits
  • Improves the appearance of beds and gardens
  • Slows weed growth
  • Provides natural cover
  • Decreases soil temperature in summer
  • Insulates and protects plants in winter
  • Provides slow release of nitrogen
  • Improves soil tilth, making digging and tilling easier
  • Improves moisture retention
  • Provides organic matter that commercial fertilizers can't provide
  • Good for sand and clay soil