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Top Uses for Decorative Rocks Around Your Yard

Top Uses for Decorative Rocks Around Your Yard - Soil Kings - Landscape Products Calgary

We’ve spoken before about how much we love the variety of aggregates available to Calgary landscapers and homeowners. At Soil Kings, you can find washed rocks in a variety of sizes, as well as truly special aggregates like Rundle Rock, Alberta Rainbow Rock, Limestone, and Purple Sparkle Rock. Decorative rocks are extremely low maintenance, and Read more

How to Prepare Your Lawn and Garden for Winter

How to Prepare Your Lawn and Garden for Winter - Soil Kings - Landscape Products Calgary

Describing autumn in Calgary is a bit like trying to describe when exactly young adults become just adults. For the most part, our area has summer and then it has winter. There maybe a week or two of transition, but most often the seasons change seemingly overnight. This means if you want to get your Read more

Screened Loam vs KINGS Premium Garden Mix

Screened Loam vs KINGS Premium Garden Mix - Soil Kings - Bulk Landscape Supplies Calgary

If you’re in the market for soil, you’ve probably noticed that at Soil Kings, there is a wide selection of different soil products available at a variety of budget points. Because of this, we often have folks asking which soil is the best. Of course, best is subjective, and it really depends on your particular Read more

Ordering Product Online? Here’s What You Need to Know!

Ordering Product Online? Here’s What You Need to Know! - Soil Kings - Bulk Landscape Supplies

Our regular customers love the convenience of ordering our products online and having them delivered the next day. They appreciate that it’s simple to browse through our products and to then buy online without having to come by our location. But for some of the folks who are new to buying soil, mulch, and aggregates Read more

Screened Loam or Garden Mix?

Screened Loam or Garden Mix? - Soil Kings - QUALITY BULK LANDSCAPE SUPPLIES

For many Calgary homeowners, their garden and flower beds are their pride. They spend long hours carefully keeping their yards pristine, and that means providing plants with only the best top soil, composts, and mulch. Similarly, we know that landscapers throughout Alberta want to craft beautiful yards using superior soil to ensure their hard work Read more

Why Should You Mulch?

Why Should You Mulch? - Soil Kings - QUALITY BULK LANDSCAPE SUPPLIES

At Soil Kings, we’re proud to offer Calgary and area a great selection of some of the best mulches available. From Bowcrow Mulch, made from an aromatic blend of shredded pine and spruce bark, to our vibrant Red Mulch, dyed with natural, vegetable-based colour, we like to think we provide Calgary landscapers and homeowners with Read more

Practical, Low-Maintenance Landscaping Ideas

Practical, Low-Maintenance Landscaping Ideas - Soil Kings - QUALITY BULK LANDSCAPE SUPPLIES

There are many Calgarians who cherish having a lush, green lawn. They take the time to carefully mow it every week; they weed and water to keep it looking pristine, and they genuinely take pleasure in having a beautiful lawn. As for the rest of us, mowing and watering can feeling like a big headache. Read more

Have You Noticed These New Products?

Have You Noticed These New Products? - Soil Kings - Bulk Landscape Supplies Calgary

First introduced at the end of last year’s season, we’ve been pleased with how popular many of our newest products are. At Soil Kings, it’s our mission to offer Calgary landscapers and homeowners the best soils, mulches, and aggregates available in our area, which is why we’re always looking out for the newest, highest-quality materials Read more

Why You Should Avoid Most Animal-Based Composts

Why You Should Avoid Most Animal-Based Composts - Soil Kings - QUALITY BULK LANDSCAPE SUPPLIES

Animal waste, or manure, may be one of the oldest fertilizers in the book. People began farming over 10,000 years ago, and we’ve been using manure to help grow the best crops for much of that time. But just because manure is one of the first forms of fertilizer discovered by people doesn’t make it Read more

Everything You Need to Know About Worm Castings

Everything You Need to Know About Worm Castings - Soil Kings - QUALITY BULK LANDSCAPE SUPPLIES

Worm castings are considered by many experts to be nature’s optimal plant food. Worm castings are known by a variety of names, such as vermicast, but the reality is worm castings are worm poop. The worms are supplied with a constant meal of mostly high-quality leaf and yard scraps and waste, and they turn it Read more

Landscaping with Our Favourite Rock

Landscaping with Our Favourite Rock - Soil Kings - QUALITY BULK LANDSCAPE SUPPLIES

If you search the internet, it’s not hard to find hundreds of ideas for using rock in your landscaping. For those of us in the Calgary area, incorporating more rock and less grass into our yards just makes sense. Our weather jumps around like a yo-yo, and we rarely get enough rain to keep grass Read more

Buy Bulk and Save Big!

Buy Bulk and Save Big! - Soil Kings - Landscape Supplies Calgary

One question we hear over and over again is, “How does buying bulk through Soil Kings help me save money?” It’s a valid question, and we think that the answer becomes clear once you’ve done the math. If arithmetic isn’t your idea of fun, you’re in luck — we did it for you. How the Read more

How to Keep the Life in Your Garden Through July and August

How to Keep the Life in Your Garden Through July and August - Soil Kings - Soil Products in Calgary

July and August tend to be really dry months, which can be hard on your landscape, so we have some tips to keep the moisture in the ground this summer. Rain Barrels In Calgary’s dry climate it’s always worth finding ways to capture and make the most out of water we already receive rather than Read more

Why Get Soil, Mulch, or Aggregate?

Why Get Soil, Mulch, or Aggregate? - Soil Kings - Soil Products in Calgary

At Soil Kings, we have one of the largest lines of soil, aggregate, and mulch products in Calgary! Learn how to make the most of the soil you choose for your garden with this information on how it will help your garden in the long term. Soil comes in a diverse assortment, each one providing Read more

How to Engineer Your Garden

How to Engineer Your Garden - Soil Kings - Soil Products in Calgary

If you’ve read our previous articles, you understand how products like the garden mixes and compost offered by Soil Kings can benefit your garden. Now that you have a better idea of what kind of products you want to use, what should you keep in mind when it comes time to plant your seeds? Natural Read more

Worm Castings

Worm Casting - Soil Kings - Bulk Landscape Supplies Calgary

What on EARTH are worm castings? Pardon the pun, this article will guide you through why you’ll want worm castings as another ingredient in your garden. What Is It? First of all, what is worm castings? It is a soil amendment produced by the digestion of worms, coming out as a very very fine and Read more

Aged Compost

Aged Compost - Soil Kings - Bulk Landscape Supplies Calgary

What’s the biggest difference between our normal garden or soil mix and aged compost? The answer lies inside! Read on. The brilliant thing about aged compost is that it comes from organic materials which are quite fine and dry. This organic matter is loaded with nutrients and comes from our city’s own composting program. We Read more

Garden Soil Mixes

Garden Soil Mixes - Soil Kings - Bulk Landscape Supplies Calgary

To get beautiful flowers or lush vegetables in your garden this summer, it’s important to take care to pick which soil will work best. At Soil Kings, we offer two different garden mixes that are sure to give your garden that extra boost it needs to thrive over the summer. The 7030 Garden Mix It’s Read more

Screened vs. Unscreened Soil

Screened vs. Unscreened Soil - Soil Kings - Bulk Landscape Supplies Calgary

You may have seen on various packaging for different types of soil the words “screened” or “unscreened”. But what does this mean for the type of soil you need to buy? We’re here to give you the lowdown on screened vs unscreened soil, because understanding the distinction can make a huge difference for your yard Read more

How to Work With Contractors

How to Work With Contractors - Soil Kings - Landscape Supplies Calgary

Did you know Soil Kings offers special pricing for contractors? That’s right, we care about our strong relationship with landscapers in the Calgary community, so we’ve devised some tips for our non-contractor customers on how to best collaborate with landscape artists. The Best It’s important to remember when you are commissioning work for your lawn Read more

New! Purple Sparkle Rock

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Soil Kings is excited to share this new aggregate for our Alberta customers: Purple Sparkle Rock! Read this article to receive a discount code for your purchases this May. Light Up Colours One of the best things about purple sparkle rock is the opposite effect it has on everyone’s mood when it rains. That’s because Read more

Early Mulching for Your Garden

Early Mulching for Your Garden - Soil Kings - Landscape Supplies Calgary

Make sure you pick up some mulch from Soil Kings this spring – mulching is an essential first stage in preparing your 2018 garden. Read this article and receive a discount code to get your healthy garden started! Different Types of Mulch At Soil Kings, we offer a variety of mulch for different garden aesthetics and Read more

Limestone for Landscaping

Limestone for Landscaping - Soil Kings - Landscape Supplies Calgary

We’ve got a great promo for you to get your garden started this spring. Find out how to get 10% off your transaction with a code at the end of this article! Uses of Limestone Limestone is an antacid, made up of calcium carbonate. Mushroom farmers will use limestone to counteract acidity on a top Read more

Convenient Deliveries and Pickups

Convenient Deliveries and Pickups - Soil Kings - Landscaping Supplies Calgary

When you’re on a job, you’re managing a handful of tasks whilst trying to keep everything well timed in order to do a great job as quickly as possible. We want to help, so we’ve made our delivery and pick-up of products as efficient as possible. Next Day (Sometimes Same Day) deliveries or pickup are Read more

The Dos and Don’ts of Mulching Young Trees

The Dos and Don'ts of Mulching Young Trees - Soil Kings - Landscaping Supplies Calgary

Mulch in gardens, flower beds, and vegetable patches is practically essential in our dry Calgary weather. But too much of a good thing does no good either! Read on to hear about the best practices for adding mulch to your landscape. What Does Mulch Do? Although we stock different varieties, the main purpose of any Read more

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