Good quality topsoil and mulch are among the most important factors contributing to a healthy garden.
For healthy growth, you have to feed your plants and protect them from unwelcoming conditions.
Topsoil and mulch (along with water and sunlight) take care of the feeding.
So how do you know the topsoil and mulch combo your landscape supply store offers is good for your greenery?
Learn what makes a good topsoil and mulch team so you can ask the right questions from your supplier.
Topsoil is full of vitamins, nutrients and organisms that help plants grow strong and thrive. Good topsoil is teeming with it all.
Generally, all this good stuff rests in the top several inches of soil. So good quality topsoil comes from the most productive part of soil, the top.
Inside your rich topsoil, you will find:
Together, these ingredients keep the soil healthy and feed your plants.
Spotting good quality topsoil for your landscaping projects is easy if you know what to look for.
When you feel good about your topsoil, move on to the mulch you use to finish your garden.
Cover your topsoil in a layer of mulch to reduce soil erosion, lock in moisture and nutrients, and grow your plants faster.
You can buy natural or rubber mulch from some landscape suppliers.
We only carry natural mulch because we believe it’s the best choice for homeowners and landscapers building a garden in harmony with nature.
What do you get with natural mulch?
Now is a great time to buy mulch and topsoil for your summer garden. There’s lots of time for growing and admiring the colours, birds, bees, pesky squirrels and more in your private oasis.
Visit your nearest Grand River Stone location to stock up on your mulch and topsoil today.