Landscape Supply Yard Products
Soils & Garden Mixtures
The outermost layer of soil in a field and is composed of large number of organics and minerals.
USE – grading and levelling to prepare your lot for sod and seed.
A beautiful mix composed of 3 parts topsoil, 2 parts sphagnum peat moss and 1 part horticultural sand.
USE – new gardens and flowerbeds, a boost of nutrients when planting trees, shrubs, and perennials, seeding or overseeding a lawn.
*Add some mushroom manure to give the soil an organic boost!
A light, fluffy material reddish brown in color.
USE – existing gardens and flower/shrub beds that need a water retainer and a nutrient boost.
Composted material which consists of peat moss and manure.
USE – a boost of organic vitamins to existing beds and gardens and added to pots in small amounts.
We do specialty mixes! Speak to one of our soil experts to get the best mix of soil products for your garden, flower, or shrub bed needs.
Construction Rock, Sand, & Clay
¾” fractured rock mixed with sand.
USE – base under driveways, patios, retaining walls and parking lots.
½” – ¾” screened (not washed) tan colored fractured rock.
USE – pathways, driveways, bedding pipe and under decks.
Silt brownish, gray material with some lumps.
USE – when packed provides water run off against buildings and fills large voids.
Sand with a clay and silt component.
USE – the layer after road crush under driveways, concrete pads and to fill voids.
Sand with a miniscule fractured rock component.
USE – underground bedding of electrical or plumbing pipe
WASHED PLAYGROUND SAND
Washed fine sand.
USE – sand boxes, under or in between patio stones and blocks.
USE – gardens, flower, and shrub beds to loosen the soil.
63mm crushed concrete sometimes with asphalt or patio stones and blocks.
USE – base for parking lots, large driveways, and deep fills.
8 to 12” round rock, not washed.
USE – around culverts and in creek beds.
Mulches, Chips, & Nuggets
Mulch products are used as a decorative addition around trees, in flower and shrub beds. It provides an excellent ground cover to control weeds and prevent erosion of the soil. Mulch also reduces water evaporation from the soil and insulates plant and tree roots from our extreme Alberta temperature changes. It is a great product to add some color and a natural look to any landscape.
Red and orange hue with a beautiful cedar aroma.
SPRUCE/PINE BARK MULCH
Fine shredded brown with lighter blonde tones.
DOUGLAS FIR BARK NUGGETS
Chocolate brown with red undertones.
Small: 3/8” – 1”
Medium: 1”- 2”
Large: 2” – 3.5”
Screened and colored with environmentally friendly ingredients.
Decorative Rock & Aggregate
Rock is a great low maintenance addition to any property. It adds texture, color, and depth to the landscape. Rock provides drainage and erosion control to beds and slopes. Rock offers a good weed deterrent with the use of landscape fabric.
There are many uses for decorative rock such as:
- Patio bases
- Pathways, walkways, and driveways
- Flower and shrub beds
- Tree bases
- Dog runs
- Creek beds and ponds
- Stone Walls
- Outdoor fire pits
¾”-1” fractured eggshell.
1″ round with blues, browns and white.
3/8” round with subtle purple, pink, and grey hues.
¾” – 1 ½” fractured with colors of red, purple, and pink.
Round rock in subtle multi-colored earth shades.
¾” – 1.5”
DARK GREY LIMESTONE
Durable grey fractured rock with no fines.
3/8” minus crushed
3/8” – ¾”
¾” – 1 ¼”
1 ¼ – 2 ½”
3” – 6”
ROCKY MOUNTAIN RUSTIC
Durable fractured rock with dark gray and tan colorings.
1 ¼” minus
MIDNIGHT BLACK LAVA ROCK
Porous rock which absorbs heat during the day and releases it at night.
3/8” – 1 “
Limestone, Fieldstone and Sandstone