When you ask the question, “what is organic soil?” you’ll likely be told that organic soil is simply made of natural and decomposing matter and is considered a healthy soil. This information is true, but it doesn’t really explain what organic soil matter is. We’d like to give you a solid answer to the question…

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Are you struggling with soil questions like where to buy topsoil or how to distinguish good topsoil from lower quality products? Buying a quality blend of topsoil is a struggle that even experienced gardeners face – buying topsoil in bulk can be even more challenging! At Sequoia Soil Company We’d like to give you our…

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The difference between topsoil and garden soil is practically nonexistent – namely, topsoil is the base of garden soil. Simply add compost and fertilizer to topsoil to get garden soil. If you’re planning on planting a vegetable garden, here are some things you should know about topsoil – is it good for your garden? Read…

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Topsoil is the top layer of soil, literally. Topsoil is formed by the upper 3-10 inches of Earth’s surface. Aside from that, good quality topsoil is much richer in plant nutrients than the layers of subsoil it resides upon. Topsoil is formed when large rocks are broken down and organic matter begins to blend with…

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There are numerous different kinds of topsoil to choose from. If you’re looking for topsoil for your small vegetable garden or backyard, you may be wondering which kind of topsoil to purchase for the health and well-being of your lawn and plants. This article aims to explain why different topsoils (the uppermost layer of soil…

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How much topsoil do you need to cover your yard? That’s an interesting question, and thankfully it’s one that can be easily solved. In order to know how much topsoil you need to buy for your yard, you need to figure out a few things. The first thing we’ll try to find are the measurements…

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Looking to buy soil?  Read this first! One of the most important investments you will make for your farm is purchasing soil.  With so many options out there it can be an overwhelming decision but it doesn’t have to be.  Here are 3 questions to answer that will make the process easier. 1)To bag or…

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So, you’re interested in purchasing soil for a new project that will involve mud and a mess. Sounds simple enough, right? Actually, there are a number of factors that should be taken into consideration before you drop your next paycheck on a soil shipment. A main factor to be considered is the quality of the…

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Organic compost and nonorganic compost are two of the same material, but they each exhibit very different tendencies based upon their makeup – one is comprised of organic matter and one is not. With that being said, organic and nonorganic compost are both good for different occasions and environments – organic compost works well in…

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Organic nutrients in soil represent any type of nutrient or material that is originally produced by living organisms and is then returned to the soil via the decomposition process. It contains a range of materials, some of which include the intact and original tissues of formerly living animals and plants. Also common as an organic…

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