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How to Combat Common Garden Pests

Combat Common Garden Pests

  Gardening is a rewarding and fulfilling hobby, but it can be disheartening to see your hard work threatened by common garden pests. Maintaining a beautiful and thriving garden requires consistent care and attention to monitor for signs of pests. Aphids, cutworms, spider mites, slugs and grasshoppers are common garden pests in the Calgary area. Read more

The Basics of Planting a Garden

The Basics of Planting a Garden

  Planting a garden can be a simple, rewarding and enjoyable experience with many health and environmental benefits. The best part is you don’t need a lot to get started. If you want to start gardening, we have some tips to help you make the most of your experience. In this blog post, we will Read more

What Materials to Use in Veggie Gardens

Materials Veggie Gardens

For those considering expanding their green thumb to its truest potential, there is no better way to experiment, learn and thrive than to tackle a veggie garden. Having a space to grow vegetables not only provides you with seasonal foods but also adds a lush variety of colours and aromas to your outdoor space. However, it’s Read more

Your Guide for Different Soil Types

Guide to Different Soil Types

Every landscaping project comes with its own set of requirements, and the tools that make one task exceed expectations may not be the same for another. It’s important to recognize this as we move into spring, as new and ambitious landscaping endeavours are beginning to take shape. That’s why it’s important to know the right Read more

Fall Soil Improvements

Worm Castings for Soil Improvements

When it comes to improving your soil in the fall, there are many things that you can add to give it an extra boost of nutrients and organic matter. Today, we look at a few of the best materials to add, including mulch, raw organic matter and more. Let’s get started! Three Ways to Improve Read more

When & Why to Add Compost to Your Garden

When and Why to Add Compost to Your Garden

Anyone with a basic understanding of gardening has heard of compost, but some are still scared to use it. Caring for anything can be a tough and emotional experience, and the idea of introducing a foreign substance that could potentially harm or destroy your hard work is not always appealing.  Why You Should Add Compost 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