Erosion control and vegetation establishment in one step.
Greenfix Covamats are 10-15 mm thick quilted straw, hay, or coir fibre mats with added mulches and a choice of seeds incorporated during manufacture from a choice of 6 standard seed mixes, or a site specified mix can be used.
Exclusive organic bio-degradable Coir erosion control blanket incorporating standard and specified seed mixes suitable for various soil and climatic conditions. COVAMAT-PLUS improves poor soil conditions with the addition of organic fertiliser and micro-organisms. Giving protection against surface erosion. It is also available in different fibre combinations and reinforced meshes for short, medium and long-term degradation (Up to 36months). Specially designed for: freshly-soiled inherently stable embankments, new slope cuttings, lining new water-courses, balancing ponds, facing reinforced soil slopes, lake edgings, protection of natural monuments, establishing wild flowers and road ditching.
Once the Greenfix Covamat has been laid and irrigated, the dehydrated and granulated fertiliser material serves as a natural slow-release nutrient source.
The selection of blanket is determined by slope angle and exposure
Type 1: All straw blanket suitable for slopes up to 30 degrees
Type 2: 50% coir fibre – 50% straw blanket suitable for slopes up to 45 degrees
Type 3: 100% coir fibre suitable for slopes over 45 degrees
Greenfix will be pleased to advise on specifc seed requirements for any soil type and vegetation requirements from grasses to wildflowers.
Installation Instructions can be downloaded here