Plastic Mulch for Shelterbelt Plantings


Black plastic mulch increases the success rate of shelterbelt establishment by controlling weeds and conserving moisture. Plastic Mulch rolls can be purchased from Agricultural Services at $175 per roll. The rolls are 2.7 ml thick x 4’ wide x 1,500’ long.


Apply plastic mulch before or after seedling trees are planted, by hand or with a tractor-pulled mulch applicator.Agricultural Services has a tractor-pulled mulch applicator & seedling tree planter available for loan.

For information on shelterbelt establishment and to order plastic mulch, contact Horticulturist/ Conservation Coordinator Lorraine Taylor at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., by phone at 780.785.3411 or toll free at 1.866.880.5722.

About the County

Lac Ste. Anne County is a governing body in central Alberta, Canada. Its administrative office is located at 56521, Range Road 65, Lac Ste. Anne County, near the Hamlet of Sangudo — about an hour's drive west of Edmonton. Founded in 1944, Lac Ste. Anne County's namesake comes from its largest and most historically significant body of water, Lac Ste. Anne. // MORE

Contact Information

  Box 219, Sangudo AB T0E 2A0
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 (780) 785-3411
 (780) 785-2359