Earth Grow is a new line we are carrying that can be used as either a soil conditioner or mulch. It is a brilliant product to help restore nutrient depleted soil.
In general, using soil conditioners and mulches may promote stronger growth rates, encourages micro-organisms and improve worm populations in the soil. Products such as these can also enhance water holding in sandy soils and promote air porosity & water movement through the soil.
This can significantly reduce the water requirements of your garden. Finally, a really important benefit is that it provides critical organic nutrients to your soil.
This is key if the soil is degraded or depleted. It will need to be balanced and restored to successfully grow anything. To use as a soil conditioner, apply to a depth of approximately 100mm and dig into the soil to a depth of 200-250mm. This will add organic matter to clay, sandy and/or tired soils to improve nutrient levels, water holding ability, air porosity etc.
To use as a covering mulch that is dark in colour and high in nutrient value, apply to a depth of approximately 100mm.
This exceptional product is produced here on the Sunshine Coast, and is an organic blend of aged hoop fines, hardwood sawdust and mulch blended with a little cow manure (this is what makes it so ideal as a soil conditioner and mulch for nutrient depleted soil).
Earth Grow is available to purchase in bulk, and is $62m3.
We’ve had some much needed rain, and it is a very good time to get in to those garden beds, pull out the weeds, and top up the beds with a nice thick blanket of mulch. There are lots of different mulches to choose from and we have put together a quick run down of our top 5 tree mulches to give you an idea of some of what types of applications they suit best.
At the moment, we have 20kg bags of the very popular Kashmiri pebbles in stock and they represent a fantastic way to get your smaller landscaping projects done quickly and with style.
We are halfway to November already and it's newsletter time again. We have specials on top dress soil to give your lawn some love, and hardwood mulch. We also have tips to grow veggies in pots, a yummy garlic butter recipe and we introduce our Trade Partner, Matt Lucas from Lucas Mob. Enjoy!