Soils & Amendments

Soils & Amendments

We are proud to carry a wide range of the highest quality soils and mulches to fit all of your landscaping needs.

Come bag your own soil at Arnts!

Soils:

Gro-Max™: formulated for optimal root growth with a blend of compost, aged bark, peat, sand and topsoil. It is balanced for pH, water holding capacity and air porosity.

Arnts Triple Mix Supreme: An excellent blend of sandy loam, aged mushroom compost, peatloam and composted pine mulch fines. A medium density soil used primarily for gardens. Not recommended for spreading on lawns.

Gro-Turf™: This premium topdressing is formulated for maximal root growth with a blend of compost, aged bark, peat, sand and sandy loam. It is balanced for pH, water holding capacity and air porosity.

Topdressing: A fine blend of sandy loam, compost and aged bark fines used for topdressing lawns and ammending existing gardens. When spread on your lawn, a depth between 1/4 to 1/2″ should be used.

Screened Topsoil: This material is used for grading and backfilling, as well  as a 2″ minimum base for sodding. It does not have any added nutrients. It is tested for quality.

Live™ Mulch: A signature blend of composted pine mulch and yard waste compost, it can be used as both a mulch and as a garden amendment to add nutrients and improve soil conditioning.

Peatloam (Screened): Peatloam is an attractive dark black loam from peat bogs/ponds. It helps retain moisture and is used as an aesthetic topping for garden beds. It has a low pH level but does not add any growing value to existing soil.

Aged Mushroom Compost: Horse and chicken manure mixed with peatmoss that has been composted (aged) with straw at local mushroom farms. Add this material to existing garden beds as a natural fertilizer.

Premium Compost 1/4″: Durham Preium Compost 1/4″ is derived from leaf, yard waste and food waste. A high quality excellent alternative to peatmoss, compost is high in microbial activity.

Triple Mix: A medium density soil used primarily for gardens. Not recommended for spreading on lawns. This Triple Mix is comparable to the Triple Mix being sold by other garden/soil companies.

Screened Soil for Grading & Filling: Plain soil that has been screened for debris from clean fill; can be used to backfill larger areas. This soil is untested.