Whether you are seeding your lawn, planting your planters or working on a garden, the right soil is everyone’s starting point. In addition to mulch, topsoil, and triple mix, some of our most popular (and economical) choices include:
The Fafard Viva Lawn Repair Mix is made from a humus black earth, sphagnum peat moss, composted manure, vermiculite, lime, Chile Nitrate and a wetting agent and it is specially designed to promote fast seed germination and for high water retention with the manure adding a quick release fertilizer. This is the optimal choice for seeding or overseeding your lawn and is available at a cost of $8.99 for a 42L bag or 5 bags for $40.
Fafard’s Biosol Sea Compost is a fairly new product to us that is ideal for lawn top dressing or overseeding as well as increasing the water retaining capacity of sandy soils. It’s components include compostede manure, sphagnum peat moss, shellfish flour and seedweed. Biosol is available for $7.99 per 35L bag or at a deal of 5 bags for $35.00.
Composted Manure – Composted cow manure – a treat for your garden plants. Composted manure and even composted plant materials adds organic matter to your soil. They are a fertilizer that help the soil to retain moisture and they also help to balance the pH in soil.
Fafard’s Urban Organic Soil is a great new choice for herbs and veggies! It’s available at $7.99 per bag.Also available are red, natural, black and pine bark mulch for your gardens. Mulch is a fine way to help your soil retain moisture and to keep down weeds. It also adds a nice finishing look to gardens. This has been a sampling of some of the more popular soils we have available at Jade Gardens and Greenhouses. If you are looking for something else, or just not sure what to use, please give us a call or come on in and we’d be happy to help you with some recommendations.