Tag: gardening

Mar 28
Rookie Mistakes When Leveling Your Lawn

How Not To Make Basic Mistakes When Grading Your Lawn There are a few rookie mistakes people often make when leveling their lawn. One is not removing enough soil before starting to grade the surface. This can result in an uneven surface and an uncomfortable walking surface. Additionally, many people do not take into account […]

Mar 28
What Ten Yards of Topsoil Looks Like

Measuring How Much Topsoil You Need When it comes to creating a garden, one of the most important decisions you’ll need to make is how much topsoil to buy. Obviously, the more topsoil you have, the better your garden will be, but how do you know how much you need? One way to measure how […]

Mar 28
Topdressing Your Lawn With Topsoil

The Ins and Outs of Topdressing Your Lawn Topdressing is the process of adding a layer of soil on top of an existing lawn. It is often used to fill in low spots, bury weed seeds, and improve the appearance of a lawn. There are a few different types of topdressing material that can be […]

Mar 28
Differences Between Soil Types

What Does Topsoil, Garden Soil, Raised Bed Soil and Potting Mix Mean? What Does Topsoil, Garden Soil, Raised Bed Soil and Potting Mix Mean? When it comes to soil, there are several different types that you might hear about, including topsoil, garden soil, raised bed soil and potting mix. Topsoil is the layer of soil […]

Mar 28
What Does Good Topsoil Look Like?

Differentiating between good and bad topsoil When it comes to soil, there is a big difference between good and bad topsoil. Good topsoil is dark, has a crumbly texture, and is high in organic matter. Bad topsoil is light-colored, has a powdery texture, and is low in organic matter. Good topsoil is important for plants […]

Mar 28
What is Topsoil? A Guide for Beginner Gardeners

New gardeners often struggle with poor plant growth due to a lack of understanding about What is Topsoil. Topsoil is the top layer, rich in organic matter and vital nutrients. It contains essential components that support plant life. However, many beginners overlook the importance of fresh topsoil, resulting in gardens that fail to thrive. This […]