What Soil Should You Use In Your Garden?

Garden Mix Soil Victory Greens Boise

Choosing the right type of soil for your garden can be tricky. There are many different types of soils available on the market, and it’s hard to know which one is best suited to meet your needs. In this post, we will explore some popular choices as well as what you should look for in a good quality soil that will work well with your plants!

Every spring we get a lot of customers asking for garden soil, many of them may not know the specific kind of soil or compost they will need. Choosing the right one will depend on whether you are starting a new garden or have an existing one.

If you have an existing garden that has been growing for a while, it’s time to amend the soil...

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Why Victory Greens Has The Best Topsoil In Boise

In the 20+ years that we’ve been in business here in Meridian we have had the ability to sort out only the best available garden and landscape products to have for sale. Our premium topsoil is no exception. Many years ago we used to get our topsoil from various suppliers around the valley. At one point in time we kept getting complaints from our customers that nothing would grow in the topsoil we had been selling at that time. Not wanting this to keep being an issue we set out to find the problem. After quite a bit of investigative work we finally learned that the topsoil we were getting from our supplier was sourced from various locations all over the Treasure Valley...

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Prepare Your Garden Soils For Winter With Compost

Fall isn’t just the best time to winterize your grass and landscape plants. Your garden can also benefit from having compost, raw organic matter, and organic nutrients added to it. As you harvest and clear out your crops you will want to loosen up the soil and mix in a layer of compost.

Fall Garden Composting Mulching

Before the ground freezes the nutrients in the compost will help microbes and other beneficial organisms to grow. Your worn out end of the season soil will be prepped and ready for planting in the spring.

Just harvesting your garden plants and leaving the soil as is for the winter can cause you to have low amounts of microbes and nutrients to get your seeds going when you plant again in the spring...

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