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What is Organic Farming: The Organic Standards

By Kevin Murphy | Sep 10, 2020

Have you ever passed by the organic produce section and wondered, “what is organic farming?” or “what makes some food organic and others inorganic?” Many people have similar questions about organic farming, the method used, and the certification process for organic food. We’d like to tell you a bit more about what organic agriculture is,…

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What is Organic Soil: A Healthy Soil

By Kevin Murphy | Sep 2, 2020

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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Where to Buy Topsoil: Buying Topsoil in Bulk

By Kevin Murphy | Aug 18, 2020

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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Is Topsoil Good for A Garden? Premium Soil Mixes and Garden Soil.

By Kevin Murphy | Jul 30, 2020

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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What Is Topsoil Good For? Quality Soil Breeds Quality Plants.

By Kevin Murphy | Jul 28, 2020

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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What Are The Types of Topsoil?

By Kevin Murphy | Jul 8, 2020

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 I Need? Here’s a Guide

By Kevin Murphy | Jul 7, 2020

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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Bulk Soil Delivery. Looking To Buy Soil? Read This First!

By Kevin Murphy | Mar 26, 2020

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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Things To Consider When Purchasing Soil

By Kevin Murphy | Mar 24, 2020

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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