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Tips for Installing and Maintaining Landscaping Rocks

Installing and Maintaining Landscaping Rocks

  Landscaping rocks are a popular choice for making an outdoor space more visually appealing. They come in various colours, shapes, and sizes and can be used to create a wide range of designs and styles. Plus they are very durable and require minimal maintenance compared to other landscaping materials. If you want to transform 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

Make your Landscaping Projects Easy with Soil Kings

Landscaping project of an outdoor garden

  Gardening season is a great time to take on some exciting landscaping projects. Landscaping projects require a lot of work, planning, and even more materials and can range from simple DIY projects to complex designs that require professional assistance. Whatever you choose, you can make your landscaping projects easy with Soil Kings. At Soil Read more

DIY Guide to Composting

Close up of persons hand doing a DIY Composting

  Composting is the superhero of waste management, turning your food scraps and yard waste into a powerful nutrient-rich soil amendment that can be used to fertilize plants and gardens. By recycling biodegradable material, you create an ideal environment for bacteria, fungi, and other decomposing materials like worms, sowbugs, and nematodes to work their magic. Read more

Benefits of Adding Screened Topsoil to Your Lawn

Person adding adding screened topsoil to lawn using their hands

  Topsoil is an important part of the earth’s surface and is made up of mineral particles, organic matter, water, and air. Topsoil has many benefits including making your garden look healthier and more beautiful. The quality of your topsoil also affects how well your plants derive their nutrients from the ground. Screened topsoil has 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

Types of Mulch and Their Benefits

Types of Mulch

Mulches are a crucial building block for any landscaping project and as with any mulch, their makeup is made up of a wide variety of materials that each have their own purpose-built applications. With our options, you have access to the types of mulch you require to get your outdoor projects up to speed in 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

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

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