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NID’s Annual Mulch Magic Giveaway is April 27

Free mulch available for pick-up

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(GRASS VALLEY, March 27) - The Nevada Irrigation District (NID) will provide free mulch available to local residents for pick up on a first-come, first-served basis on April 27 at the Nevada County Fairgrounds.

“Mulch Magic is part of the District’s continuing efforts to promote conscientious water use and conservation,” said NID’s Water Efficiency Technician Kaycee Strong.

Mulch is a great tool to help save water in gardening and landscaping. Two or three inches of mulch helps retain water, keeping the soil moist for longer periods of time.

Last year, 80 residents took away about 250 cubic yards of free mulch.

“Get there early on April 27. The mulch will go fast!” Strong said.

Date: Saturday April 27, 2023 from 7am-11am (or until supplies are gone)
Location: Nevada County Fairgrounds- Enter Gate 8 off Brighton Street (event will be held in the arena)
Self-load: Bring your own shovels, container, truck, and tarp to cover your load.

Need Help Loading? Local Boy and Eagle Scouts will be available to help load mulch into your vehicle. NID reminds you to “tip your scout.”

- Limit 1 cubic yard per vehicle
- For personal use only; not for resale or commercial use.

This is the District’s seventh annual Mulch Magic Giveaway.

Sponsor: Nevada County Fairgrounds.

Questions? Contact Kaycee Strong at 530-273-6185 extension 1244 or

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