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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

Alberta Rainbow Rock

Alberta Rainbow Rock - Soil Kings - Landscaping Supplies Calgary

Here at Soil Kings, we’re very excited to share with you our new product: Alberta rainbow rock! If you need to change up your landscape, this addition to your garden is low maintenance and beautiful. Alberta Rainbow Rock is an Absolute Favourite when it comes to aggregates for Calgary landscapes. We think we know why; Read more

Reasons Why Your Yard Needs Mulch

Do you ever wonder why so many green spaces in Calgary cover the top of soil beds with pieces of bark? It’s actually called mulch, and there’s many reasons why Calgary green spaces should use it to help plants grow! Keeping it Fresh: Firstly, it helps conserve the moisture of soil. Mulch helps prevent natural Read more

Reasons Why Your Yard Needs Mulch

Do you ever wonder why so many green spaces in Calgary cover the top of soil beds with pieces of bark? It’s actually called mulch, and there’s many reasons why Calgary green spaces should use it to help plants grow! Keeping it Fresh: Firstly, it helps conserve the moisture of soil. Mulch helps prevent natural Read more

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