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6-inch 9-GAUGE (20% thicker) Square Top Landscape Staples - Landscape Fabric Staples Pins

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9-gauge staples are 20% thicker and contain 20-25% more metal than the standard 6-inch 11-gauge landscape staple.

This extra thickness is perfect for extremely hard soils, where standard staples will bend easily. The super sharp chisel point also makes for very easy installation.

No more bent staples! Use Sandbaggy's 9-Gauge Staples. Benefits: 20% thicker than competitors' staples. No more staples bending during installation in hard soil. Faster installation: saves cost on labor.


  • 6" professional length
  • Material: 9-gauge steel
    Sandbaggy square top sod staples made of 9 gauge steel (20% thicker than 11 gauge staples - great for extremely hard and compacted soil where 11 gauge staples will bend). They are commercial grade and size 6in x 1in x 6in.
    • 20% thicker than standard 11-gauge landscape staples
    • Great for extremely hard and compacted soil where 11 gauge staples will bend
    • Commercial Grade
  • Size: 6 in. x 1 in. x 6 in.
    6-inch 9-GAUGE (25% thicker) Square Top Heavy Duty Landscape Staples dimensions: 6-inch by 1-inch
    • Landscape staples 9 gauge
  • Square Top


  • Major improvement
    • Sandbaggy Landscape Staples are more than twice as thick and 2 inches longer than the typical 4" staples sold at hardware stores like Home Depot & Lowes
    • Thicker and longer staples will not bend as easily during installation and hold down fabric better especially in high wind areas
    • Staples sold at hardware stores are typically 16 gauge compared with our 9 gauge staples
      • As the gauge decreases, the steel thickness increases
  • Countless uses including securing weed barrier fabric, pet containment systems, drip irrigation systems, erosion control matting
    Extra thick 9-gauge staples have countless uses, such as securing weed barrier fabrics, erosion control mats, fences and bird nets
  • Effortless application: Made with chisel point tips at the bottom of the staples, which makes installation easier & faster
    The chisel point creates a sharp angle that makes the landscape staples installation process faster and easier
  • Pack of Landscape Staples - arrives in frustration-free packaging (no extra retail packaging)
  • Heavy duty landscape staples sold in bulk
    • Multiple quantities: landscape sod staples available in 200, 500, 1000 and more
  • Commercial grade
  • 30-day return policy
  • Free, Priority Mail shipping: arrives in 3 business days (5,000 staples or less), anywhere in USA
    • Shipments of 10,000 staples or more will take 2-3 weeks (pallet shipment)


These Sandbaggy 6" 9-gauge square top landscape staples are commercial grade landscape staples that will help you get the job done, whether for backyard projects or large landscaping projects.

Whether for backyard projects or large landscaping projects, Sandbaggy extra thick (9-gauge) staples will get the job done

These landscape staples are designed specifically for holding down landscape fabric, PVC pipes, weed barrier fabric, and dog fence.

Extra thick (9-gauge) staples can also be used to secure drip irrigation and wireless fences.

Extra thick 9-gauge staples have other uses as well, incuding securing drip irrigation and wireless fences

Made with 9-gauge steel and sharp chisel points, these landscape staples will make applying the staples to compacted/hard ground that much easier. 

Other names for Landscape Staples: U-shaped Stakes, Garden Stakes, Sod Staples, Fence Staples, Sod Depot, Landscape Fabric Pins, Landscape Fabric Staples, Landscape Stakes, Steel Stakes, Lawn Staples, Anchor Pins, Sod Pins and Ground Staples


How many landscape staples do I need for my landscape fabric project?

How many landscape staples do I need for my project? We recommend installing a landscape staple at least every 3 feet to hold the fabric down.

We recommend installing a landscape staple at least every 3 feet to hold the fabric down.

Fabric type Number of staples
3' x 50' 100 staples
3' x 150' 300 staples
3' x 300' 600 staples
3' x 500' 1000 staples
4' x 50' 100 staples
4' x 220' 500 staples
4' x 300' 700 staples

What's the difference between round top and square top sod staples?

1. Square top 

Square top sod staple have a flat top.

Square top sod staples are typically used for securing landscape fabric, weed barrier fabric, dog fences & electric fences, controlling weed, securing synthetic turf, and holding sod.

2. Round top

Round top sod staples are rounded at the top.

Round top sod staples are typically used to hold down irrigation pipes and PVC pipes.

What gauge and size of landscape staples (sod staples) should I buy?

1. Gauge

The lower the gauge number, the thicker and stronger the metal.

With compact soil, use landscape staples with a lower gauge, i.e. 8 gauge, so that the staples don't snap while hammering them into the ground.

With normal or looser soil, use landscape staples with a higher gauge, i.e. 11 gauge.

11-gauge staples are suitable for most applications.

2. Size

Longer staples work better in looser soils.

The added length ensures that the landscape staple will not move after installation.

For most soils, 6" x 1" x 6" staples will work.

For looser soils, use longer staples, such as 9" x 1" x 9" or 12" x 1" x 12" staples.

Will these staples rust?

The short answer is yes.

With normal use, the staples will definitely rust, as they are not galvanized.

However, rust is good because it strengthens the staples' holding power and makes it more difficult to pull out.

Also, when steel rusts, it forms a protective coating preventing further rusting.

Rust does not affect the strength of the wire in any way and is purely cosmetic.

These staples are usually installed once and never touched again, so rust is not a problem.

If you decide to reuse the staples, be sure to use a pair of gloves when pulling up the staples to prevent your hands from getting dirty.

Why not sell a galvanized version of these staples?

Galvanized staples are considerably more expensive and unnecessary unless the staples need to be reused and the original appearance of the staple must be preserved.

For one-time use applications, such as installing landscape fabric or drip tubing, non-galvanized staples such as these will do the job just as well.

Non-galvanized staples can even be reused when rusted; just make sure to wear a pair of gloves when handling them to keep your hands clean.

We do offer one version of galvanized staples: 1-inch width, 6-inch length, round top.

Will these staples fit over a 1/2-inch PVC pipe?

The staples are 1" wide, which should be enough space to fit over the 1/2-inch PVC pipe.

As staples are 6" long, 5" of the staple should be in the ground.

This is enough to anchor the pipe so long as the soil isn't too loose.

For PVC pipes, we recommend round top staples, as the rounded top fits better over the pipe than a square top.

I only need a few pins. Why should I buy these over the 25 or 50-packs at local stores?

These pins are a fraction of the cost of those at local stores.

You can pin down vines, grasses, and small roots after planting, so they stay in place until the roots establish.

You don't have to worry about dropping or losing a pin because the cost per pin is so minimal.

What is the difference between all the different types of landscape staples you sell?



Gauge (lower = thicker)

Best use



6-inch Square Top Landscape Sod Staples Fabric Stakes

(most popular)



11 gauge

Landscape fabric


6-inch Round Top Landscape Garden Sod Staples Stakes Pins
Round Top



11 gauge

Install pipes


6-inch 9-GAUGE (20% thicker) Square Top Landscape Staples - Landscape Fabric Staples Pins



9 gauge

Strong, heavy duty


6" Long x 2" Wide EXTRA WIDE Square Top Landscape Garden Sod Staples Stakes Pins
2-inch wide



9 gauge

2X wider


9-inch Square Top Heavy Duty Landscape Staples Bulk - Garden Anchor Pins



11 gauge

Soft soil


12-inch 8-gauge Round Top Heavy Duty Landscape Staples



8 gauge

Long, heavy duty


6-inch Round Top Galvanized Landscape Garden Sod Staples



9 gauge




6-inch PINK COLORED Square Top Landscape Garden Sod Staples Stakes Pins



11 gauge

Stands out


6-inch Circle Top Pins Sod Staples
Circle Top



8 gauge

Fast installation


5-inch Drip Irrigation Tubing Hold Down Stakes
Drip Tubing



14 gauge

Drip tubing (irrigation)




  1. Depending on how hard your soil is, separate each sod staple between 1-5 ft. For very soft soil, separate each staple by 1 ft. For very hard soil, separate each staple by 5 ft.
  2. For very soft soil, we recommend longer sod staples, such as 9-inch sod staples.
  3. For very hard soil, we recommend thicker sod staples, such as 6" x 2" x 6" 9-gauge staples
Tools required for landscape staples installation:
  • Hammer
  • Gloves

Extra thick 9-gauge staples require two tools for installation: rubber mallet or hammer, gloves


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