New Lawn Soil Blend:
- Made for new lawn installations or patching.
- (If overseeding or installing sod, use 100% Black Earth Compost instead)
Raised Bed Soil Blend:
- Made for filling new raised beds, extending existing gardens or build up new beds.
"I already have soil, I just want to amend it"
If you already have soil you like on your property, then instead of buying our soil blend, just order our 100% Black Earth Compost!
About Our Soils
Our soil blends are 50/50 mixes of 100% Black Earth Compost and a Sandy Loam sourced special for your family to use to grow vegetables, annuals or trees.
- Growth trials to ensure product quality
- We purchase the Loam to blend from single source providers from Central Mass in order to avoid local contractor recycled loams
- Tested for Nutrients, 5 heavy metals and Arsenic (including Lead), Salts, Chemistry and Biology
- Sandy loams preserves drainage and makes it stable to walk or drive on
How to Use - New Lawn Blend
How to Seed - After preparing the soil to your purpose described below... Spread grass seed heavy. Use Spring Rake to incorporate most of seed into soil. Keep moist during first 2 weeks of germination!!
Starting a New Lawn - Spread 2-4 inches of New Lawn blend over disturbed area. Seed as above.
Patching a Lawn - Wheel barrow enough New Lawn Blend to patch locations to cover existing soil by 1/2 inch. Use Spring Rake to distribute it between blades of grass and bare spots. Seed as above.
Sod - Apply 1 inch of 100% Black Earth Compost down first, then lay down sod.
Hole Filling - Prepare small holes and divots by using Spade Shovel to breakup existing soil. Breakup edges of hole to make a box shape in the ground. Add New Lawn Blend and tamp down. Seed as above if desired.
How to Use - Raised Bed Soil Blend
New Raised Bed - Fill with our Raised Bed Blend
Existing Raised Bed - Top off with Raised Bed Blend
New Garden Bed - Add 6 inches of Raised Bed Blend to create new growing space. Before adding, break up and loosen soil beneath for better results (because of more root habitat).