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

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

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