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Types of Limestone for Your Outdoor Projects

A different types of limestone with big rocks and flowers

Table of Contents   If you’re looking for a durable and attractive material for your outdoor project, limestone is a great option. It is a popular choice for outdoor projects such as patios, walkways, retaining walls, and more. One of the benefits of limestone is that it comes in a variety of types, each with Read more

Popular Rock Garden Design Ideas

Rock garden design

Rock gardens are captivating landscaping features that combine the raw beauty of natural stones with carefully chosen plants, creating a beautiful and low-maintenance outdoor space. The foundation of a remarkable rock garden lies in selecting the right rocks. In this blog, we’re excited to guide you through some popular rock garden design ideas using our Read more

5 Tips for Rock Garden Maintenance

Rock Garden Maintenance

A rock garden can add a touch of natural beauty and tranquillity to any landscape. With its rugged charm and minimalistic appeal, rock gardens are an excellent choice. Besides their aesthetic appeal, rock gardens are also known for their low-maintenance nature. However, like any other garden, a rock garden requires proper maintenance to thrive. In Read more

How to Use Landscaping Rocks to Enhance Your Home’s Curb Appeal

Landscaping Rocks to Enhance Your Home’s Curb Appeal

  A well-designed landscape can significantly enhance the curb appeal of any home. One versatile and visually appealing option to achieve this is by incorporating landscaping rocks. In this blog post, we’ll explore the various ways you can use landscaping rocks to transform your outdoor space into a stunning masterpiece. From pathways and garden borders Read more

Landscaping Rocks for a Low-Maintenance Garden

Landscaping Rocks for a Low-Maintenance Garden

Landscaping rocks are an excellent addition to any garden. They can improve the look of your outdoor space without requiring a lot of work. Their durability makes them a cost-effective option, plus they come in all shapes and sizes. Landscaping rocks are a popular choice for many reasons, but they are especially loved by those Read more

Should You be Top-Dressing Your Lawn?

Top-Dressing Your Lawn

Whether we like it or not, even a pristine lawn can be subject to the elements. One year your yard is looking immaculate and then the minute the snow thaws something almost unrecognizable emerges. It’s a pain many have felt, but luckily, it is not permanent.    Top-dressing is a system that is essentially spot Read more

How Soil Kings Makes Your Order Easy

Soil Kings Easy

When it comes to your landscaping goals, we know that obstacles can — and more often than not — will get in the way. Your ambitions require as little disruption as possible, which is why we make the procurement of landscaping supplies as easy and seamless as possible.   We not only have a robust Read more

Surprising Ways to Use Stones in your Landscaping

Use Stones Landscaping

Like any example of art, framing is everything. So when it comes to how you frame and display your outdoor space, you should take into consideration the tools you have at your disposal. This is where the use of large and small stones comes into play. Whether it is a small collection of colourful rocks Read more

Choosing The Best Decorative Rocks for Your Project

The Best Decorative Rocks

Setting up the right kind of aggregate is crucial to laying the groundwork for any outdoor project.  If soil and plant life are the paint for your landscaping project, then aggregates are the borders of the canvas, allowing you a visual reference for what to do, where to do it and what the borders of Read more

3 Main Types of Aggregates Used in Landscaping

Types of Aggregates Used in Landscaping

Our aggregates are available in a range of styles, sizes and types. We carry decorative and construction aggregates that can be used for many different purposes in gardening, landscaping or building. With all the possibilities and varieties, it can become almost overwhelming to choose the right option for your garden. This is why we’ve put Read more

All About Aggregates

Landscaping Aggregates

Aggregates provide many unique benefits and uses to gardeners and landscapers alike. When properly placed, they can be awe-inspiring and simply amazing to look at. These crushed and uniform rocks are not only for looks; as a matter of fact, they also make awesome building materials and astounding pathways. Below, we talk all about landscaping Read more

Can You Store Mulch Over the Winter?

Store Mulch Over Winter

When it comes to mulch, it’s possible to have too much of a good thing. While you’ll want to re-mulch in autumn and offer your beds and trees a liberal layer of fresh mulch, you don’t really want more than 3 or 4 inches. As the layer of mulch gets too thick, it can make Read more

What Colour Mulch is Best for My Garden?

What Colour Mulch is Best

Using mulch in your garden is a great way to provide multiple benefits at once. You get a wind block, weed repellent, nutrient provider and beautiful aesthetic all in one! The many benefits of mulch make it a great choice for homeowners and commercial landscapers alike. But, despite all these benefits, one question always comes Read more

Mulching Tips and Tricks Every Gardener Should Know

Mulching Tips and Tricks

Mulching your garden is a great way to increase nutrient density and provide a beautiful aesthetic to your landscaping. With the proper combination of stonework, landscaping and mulch, your garden can become a veritable oasis. Still, using mulch is not necessarily a simple process, so it is best to come prepared for the activity with Read more

Choosing the Right Mulch for Your Garden

Mulch for your Garden

The right mulch for your garden should do more than “feel” right. It should provide you with clear and hidden benefits, look amazing and be an all-around excellent choice. These might seem like lofty goals, but as many experienced gardeners are already aware, it is not only possible but easily achievable. Still, it isn’t enough Read more

Using Aggregates to Create a Space That Stands Out

More people than ever see the beauty of aggregate, and we couldn’t be more pleased. Small, medium and large-sized rocks can contribute so much to a garden. They are a stunning aesthetic addition, and they can be functional in many different applications as well.  If you are interested in learning how to use aggregate in 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