Soil, Compost, Top Soil, Garden Soil & Peat Moss
Organic gardening and organic fertilizer improves the soil and allows for better absorption of water and water holding capacity. Soils that have organic matter provide beneficial nutrients to plants. It is important to improve soils prior to seeding or sodding. Pioneer Sand Co. carries a variety of soils and soil mixes. Topsoil and fill dirt with no amendments are sold by the ton, weighing in at approximately 1.25 tons per cubic yard. Soil mixes and compost materials are sold by the cubic yard.
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Normally the top 6” to 12” growing medium of earth. Topsoil provides a good growing media for any plants. It usually needs fortification with compost or peat moss, which provides both fertilization and water retention.
Planters Mix is 70-75% topsoil containing 25-30%
Compost/organic material. Planters Mix is an excellent mixture for planting sod, flower and vegetable gardens. This soil mixture is used when a little extra water retention is desired such as ground planters or flower pots where evaporation occurs more quickly.
DAKOTA PEAT MOSS
Peat Moss is a decomposed plant matter with high organic content. Peat Moss is good for breaking up hard compacted clay or silty soil allowing plants to breath and the soil to retain moisture. Peat Moss is good as a soil amendment in gardens or under sod. It is most valuable for its properties of water retention. Concentrated; should not be used straight, only as a soil additive. Rototill into soil about 1” of Peat Moss to 4” of soil. Excellent in sandy soils where water retention is a problem. Peat Moss has little fertilizing value.
PREMIUM SOIL MIX- (Colorado Springs only)
Premium Soil Mix is 70-75% topsoil containing 25-30% compost/organic material. This soil mix is excellent for top dressing over existing grass. For Spring and fall use.
Biocomp- (Class I)
A compost with a proven track record of performance. Produced utilizing a combination of several feedstocks, including brewer’s yeast, wood wastes of various types, and biosolids. Biocomp is the compost of choice.
PRO GRO- (Class II)
This fine textured material, which is excellent for top dressing applications, is engineered from the Evergreen compost which has been refined using a 1/4” screening process.
PREMUIM 3- (Class II)
This product is produced from organic rich dairy manure and bedding materials. This is a clean compost which offers high finished product consistency.
EVERGREEN- (Class II)
Produced from poultry litter and bedding materials.
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