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GardenStraw Mini 0.5 cu. ft.

GardenStraw Mini 0.5 cu. ft.

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GardenStraw Mini is the cleanest, most effective straw mulch on the market. Straw is a fantastic mulch for your garden for a variety of reasons:

  • Organic material that breaks down over time, building your soil
  • Light color reflects more light and heat away from soil surface
  • Adds a boost of nitrogen and carbon to soil season after season as layers break down
  • Natural, aesthetically pleasing look to garden beds, containers, and pots

However, sourcing quality straw is the biggest impediment to home gardeners looking to get the benefits of straw mulch.

GardenStraw Mini is a compact, 0.5 cu. ft. bag of pre-cleaned and pre-shredded wheat straw straight from the prairies of Canada. In contrast to many locally-sourced straws, GardenStraw Mini is:

  • Clean - The all-natural cleaning process leaves the straw virtually wheat seed and dust-free, filtered for any impurities.
  • Consistent - Pre-shredded and split, it's a consistent texture and length for easy application
  • Convenient - One bag of GardenStraw Mini covers 20 sq. ft. at a 2-3" depth

Note: Due to the nature of the sustainably sourced wheat plant, not all wheat seeds are removed by the farmer from the straw during harvest. Even with HealthiStraw’s thorough and natural process, occasional wheat seeds may sneak through and sprout in your garden. Unlike grass and weeds, once the wheat seedling is removed it won’t regrow and you will continue to experience the lasting full benefits of straw mulch – water conservation, weed control and soil health.


  • Bag Size: 0.5 cu ft./.01 cu m per bag
  • Coverage Area: 20 sq. ft./1.86 sq. m at 2"-3"/5.48-7.62 cm thick layer
  • Bag Dimensions: 10" W x 16" H x 6" D/25.4 cm W x 40.6 cm H x 15.2 cm D
  • Bag Weight: approx. 4 lbs / 1.81 kg 

Note: The 4-Pack contains 2 cu ft./.06 cu m of GardenStraw, which will cover 80 sq. ft/7.43 sq. m in a 2-3"/5.48-7.62 cm layer of straw, which is equivalent to five 4' x 4'/1.23 m x 1.23 m raised beds.

GardenStraw is made with 100% sustainably sourced wheat straw that conserves water, prevents weeds, improves soil health and protects your plants.

How To Use

Mulch with HealthiStraw GardenStraw in your raised beds, containers, and in-ground. Apply it to a recently re-seeded or patched lawn. Or use it as a valuable material in your compost bin. 


Q: What is GardenStraw used for?

A: It’s used as garden mulch, lawn seeding, and for composting. Bonus uses – pet bedding, game bird hunting and Halloween.

Q: What are the benefits of using GardenStraw? 

A: Less weeds – Prevents weed seeds from germinating. 

Less watering – GardenStraw mulch helps hold in moisture and keep the soil cool, so you’re watering up to 50% less. 

Less damage to your plants – the mulch helps protect the plants in the rain, shielding them from mud splatter and minimizing the risk of disease. 

Less aches to you, the gardener – GardenStraw is soft and acts as a natural padding for your knees and joints.

Improves soil quality - Will break down over the seasons and add organic matter to the soil.

Q: How do I use GardenStraw? 

  • In your garden, flower beds, and containers – Weed your garden first, then place a 2 to 3 inch layer around any flowers and plants, about 1 inch (2.54 cm) away from the crowns and stems. Then water thoroughly.
  • Lawn seeding – Spread a ½ to 1 inch (1.27 cm to 2.54 cm) layer over newly seeded lawns and water thoroughly. Once grass is fully established, mow normally. There is no need to remove the GardenStraw as it decomposes and adds value to the soil.
  • Composting – Add GardenStraw as a carbon material to your compost. Simple rule of thumb is to use one-third nitrogen and two-thirds carbon. Lay down GardenStraw first to aid in drainage and help aerate your bin or pile. Continue to add GardenStraw as waste is added. Add a 2-3 inch (5.48-7.62 cm) layer to the bottom of your indoor compost pail to reduce doors.
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