Why Picking Up from Soil Kings Is So Easy

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At Soil Kings, we’ve always been proud of offering one of the best delivery options available for landscaping supplies in Calgary. We guarantee next day delivery for all online orders submitted before midnight (excluding Sunday and holidays), and we even do our best to accommodate contractors who require same day delivery.   The “Bag Guys” Read more

Autumn Landscaping Checklist

Autumn Landscaping Checklist - Soil Kings - Bulk Landscaping Supplies - Featured Image

Winter is coming, and with their yards about to go dormant for several long months, Calgarians are entering the prime time for preparing their lawn and landscaping for success come spring. The cool temperatures trigger grass and other plants to get ready for winter. Above ground growth slows, but root development remains strong as long Read more

Forward Mulch!

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When Calgary landscapers and homeowners think about mulch, it’s usually in reference to spring time. But lately, we’ve been getting more and more orders for mulch in fall. Obviously, we think this is great news, but here are a few reasons you might also want to place an order for one of Soil King’s organic Read more

Where to Use Different Aggregate Sizes

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At Soil Kings, you’ll find a huge range of different aggregates. That’s no surprise. As a premier supplier of landscape materials, you’d expect to find stones in many colours — like purple sparkle rock, limestone, rundle rock, and Alberta rainbow rock, but what surprises many homeowners is how many different sizes of each rock type Read more

Why Choose Soil Kings?

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When it comes to choosing the best landscaping supply company in Calgary and area, there’s no one better than Soil Kings. We’re a small, local business that’s been serving Calgary landscapers and homeowners for over 10 years. Here are just a few of the reasons that we’re proud to say that we’re the best — Read more

Bring in a Landscaping Company for Your Yard

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Alberta is home to go-getters who are always ready to take on the next big challenge. Albertans charge into each new challenge as it comes, and we come out on top. But with large-scale projects, like designing and actualizing a newly landscaped yard, it often makes more sense to work with a professional who can Read more

When to Use Topsoil vs Garden Mix

When to Use Topsoil vs Garden Mix - Soil Kings - Bulk Landscape Supplies Calgary

One question we hear a lot from both homeowners and landscapers who are just getting started in the business is: should I use screened topsoil or a garden mix? This is a really good question, and there isn’t an obvious answer — which is probably why so many people ask. To get started, it’s a Read more

Why Worm Castings Are Nature’s Perfect Plant Food

Why Worm Castings Are Nature's Perfect Plant Food - Soil Kings - Bulk Landscape Supplies Calgary

Many types of Earthworms (such as Red Wigglers) and plants evolved together in perfect symbiosis. Earthworms are adapted to eating decaying organic matter. As plants grow and stems, leaves, roots, and other plant tissues are shed, they mix into the soil, where the worms thrive on a steady diet of decomposing foliage. In turn, the Read more

Using Decorative Rock

Using Decorative Rock - Soil Kings - Bulk Landscape Supplies Calgary

Calgary’s climate isn’t super conducive to the lawn grass that most homeowners try to grow. Perhaps this is why so many lawns in Calgary are often a dormant, yellow-brown as July ends and August begins. Calgarians who are tired of fighting mother nature have turned to landscapers to create beautiful, low maintenance yards using a Read more

Garden Mix or Aged Compost?

Garden Mix or Aged Compost? - Soil Kings - Bulk Landscape Supplies Calgary

As you work on your client’s yard to craft lush flower beds, beautiful gardens, and a healthy lawn, you’ll need an affordable and dependable source of top notch soil. Whether you decide to purchase high quality soil amendments and work with the dirt your client already has or start from scratch is going to depend Read more

Why You Should Choose Bulk Over Bagged

Why You Should Choose Bulk Over Bagged - Soil Kings - Bulk Landscape Supplies Calgary

When it comes to having your soil delivered, there are two options: bulk or bagged. In general, if you choose bulk products, you’ll pay for your soil, mulch, and aggregates separately from the delivery cost. If you choose bagged, the Bag Guys “include” the cost of delivery in the cost of each bag. The problem Read more

Why Our Soil Is the Tightest Screened

Why Our Soil Is the Tightest Screened - Soil Kings - Bulk Landscape Supplies Calgary

In Calgary, you’ll find many options for sourcing loam. Some businesses offer bagged soil; others (including Soil Kings) think bagged soil pricing is unfair to our customers, so we offer our products in bulk. You’ll also find a wide range of quality in screened loam. We’re proud to say we offer Calgary landscapers the highest Read more

Benefits of Top Dressing Your Lawn

Benefits of Top Dressing Your Lawn - Soil Kings - Bulk Landscape Supplies Calgary

Top dressing and aeration are often considered to be the best techniques for improving your lawn’s overall health and appearance. While most Calgarians are now familiar with aeration, some haven’t heard about top dressing. Top dressing first became an important practice at golf courses, where perfectly smooth and lush greens are vital, but it has Read more

Choosing the Right Landscape Supplier

Choosing the Right Landscape Supplier - Soil Kings - Bulk Landscape Supplies Calgary

Many Canadians put a lot of value on having a well kept yard. We Albertans take pride in our homes, and no one wants the embarrassment of having the worst kept lawn in the neighbourhood. But, Albertans are also increasingly more busy at work. For many Calgary homeowners, that means making the smart decision to Read more

Top 3 Modern Landscaping Ideas for This Spring

op 3 Modern Landscaping Ideas for This Spring - Soil Kings - Bulk Landscape Supply Calgary

The doors are open at Soil Kings, and we couldn’t be more excited to jump into another year landscaping. For over a decade, we’ve prided ourselves on supplying the best landscaping materials to Calgary homeowners and commercial landscapers, and we have every intention of continuing to support Calgary’s growing love of landscaping as homeowners across Read more

Benefits of Topdressing Your Lawn

Benefits of Topdressing Your Lawn - Soil Kings - Bulk Landscape Supply Calgary

Topdressing originated among golf courses as a way to help keep their vast lawns lush and beautiful. But in recent years, topdressing has becoming increasingly more popular with homeowners to help their grass thrive in our harsh Calgary climate. Topdressing is a great alternative to chemical lawn care, and works best following aeration and overseeding. Read more

Mulching Your Landscape for Summer — What, Why, Where, When

Mulching Your Landscape for Summer — What, Why, Where, When - Soil Kings - Bulk Landscape Supplies Calgary

With the weather finally getting warm, Calgarians are itching to get out into their gardens, tidy up their landscaping, and have everything looking healthy and beautiful for summer. One important aspect of this is mulch. Tidy, well-maintained mulch not only improves the look of your yard, it also provides numerous great benefits. In this article, Read more

Landscaping Season is On! Do You Have the Materials You Need?

Landscaping Season is On! Do You Have the Materials You Need? - Soil Kings - Bulk Landscape Supplies Calgary

The sun is shining, the days are warm, and we are excited to be back for another great landscaping season in Calgary, Alberta. Landscaping projects are starting all over the city, and we’re proud to be Calgary’s best supplier of bulk landscaping materials. From mulch to aggregates, garden soil to sand, and everything in between, Read more

Landscaping Considerations for Next Spring

Landscaping Considerations for Next Spring - Soil Kings - Bulk Landscaping Supplies Calgary

Autumn and winter may seem like a quiet time for Calgary garden and landscaping enthusiasts. But, while it’s true there is less manual labour to accomplish, this is an important time for planning and ensuring your garden and yard starts off spring strong. So as the leaves (and soon the snow!) blow around outdoors, curl Read more

Ordering from Soil Kings Has Never Been Easier

Ordering from Soil Kings Has Never Been Easier - Soil Kings - Bulk Landscaping Supplies Calgary

In the age of Amazon, we know that our customers want to be able to order everything — including premium soil, mulch, and aggregates — with ease. Calgarians are busy people, and they don’t have time to balance work, life, beautiful landscaping, and trying to chase down the highest quality materials. Which is why we Read more

Benefits of Mulch Over the Winter

Benefits of Mulch Over the Winter - Soil Kings - Landscape Supplies Calgary

With the snow at the end of August striking Canmore, it’s fair to say that winter weather seems to be coming to Alberta earlier and earlier each year. Ideally, homeowners will mulch in autumn before the first frost, but if you haven’t got around to it just yet, that doesn’t mean you should shrug mulch Read more

Using Landscape Fabric

Using Landscape Fabric - Soil Kings - Bulk Landscape Products Calgary

When it comes to controlling weeds and providing stability to hardscaping and aggregates there are few tools as versatile and effective as landscaping fabric. Landscape fabrics come in a variety of sizes and materials; they inhibit weed growth by effectively limiting both sun exposure and root growth in areas where plants are undesired. Here are Read more

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

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