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Garden Mix Soil

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Garden Mix Soil

170.00

This service includes installing 1 cubic yard of Garden Mix Soil for new beds or existing beds low on soil before planting and mulching. The depth can vary depending on the area being worked. The property must be within our service area.

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Every gardener gets excited by the thought of finally getting her hands in the soil and planting out the newest plant acquisitions. The joy of finally getting to see the garden come together in spring is certainly a rewarding experience. However, the key to success starts before the first plant even sees the garden.

The roots of a plant are the foundation on which that plant thrives. Good roots will generally mean that you have a happy, healthy plant that can survive the rigors of spring and summer with aplomb. A poor root system means your plants cannot grow to their full potential and leaves them vulnerable to damage from insects and disease. The most important factor for good roots is good soil preparation. If you are a beginning gardener, properly preparing your soil can be daunting. However, there are some simple steps that you can take to get your beds ready to be planted.

There are three basic types of beds you might be preparing. The first type is a brand new bed that has never been planted before. The second type is an empty bed that has been planted before and the third type is a bed with existing perennials, bulbs, and/or shrubs. Using a quality garden mixture consisting of 50% screened topsoil and 50% high-quality compost. For new beds a good rule of thumb is adding at least 6-8" inches of Garden Mix and for exsisting beds approxomiately 3-4" inches.